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SBD - Pea River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by C. Hanchey

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #242223

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Pea River on Seaboard System Railroad
Location
Elba, Coffee County, Alabama
Status
Abandoned
History
Service discontinued in 1984
Railroads
- Alabama Midland Railroad (AMID)
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Seaboard Air Line Railway (SAL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
SCL - Pea River Bridge
SAL - Pea River Bridge
AMID - Pea River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.40947, -86.06993   (decimal degrees)
31°24'34" N, 86°04'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/588410/3475357 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elba
Inventory number
BH 54218 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged info & images
  • October 31, 2012: Added by K. A. Erickson

Sources 

  • K. A. Erickson
  • Luke

Comments 

Alabama Midland Bridge
Posted July 19, 2013, by Zachary S

Ah, so THIS is the abandoned Alabama rail bridge I saw portal photos of and found to gorgeous. Gotta love old rail trusses, wish they'd be maintained and restored one day.