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Leesburg Bridge

Photos 

Leesburg Swing Bridge

The Anniston Star: October 6 1961

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BH Photo #512410

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Coosa River on Alabama Highway 411
Location
Leesburg, Cherokee County, Alabama
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1927
Design
Swing
Also called
Coosa River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.17570, -85.75106   (decimal degrees)
34°10'33" N, 85°45'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/615102/3782342 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Leesburg
Inventory number
BH 63692 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alabama (1,049)
Built 1927 (914)
Built during 1920s (10,440)
Cherokee County, Alabama (3)
Leesburg, Alabama (1)
Lost (31,807)
Lost 1961 (126)
Lost during 1960s (1,138)
Movable (3,190)
Owned by state (16,770)
Swing (1,620)
Through truss (19,033)
Truss (38,318)

Update Log 

  • January 27, 2022: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 20, 2021: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 16, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com