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CSX - Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ben Tate in June 2011

BH Photo #202741

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River on L&N Railroad
Location
Garden City, Cullman County, Alabama, and Blount County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Fabrication)
- Foster-Creighton-Gould Co. of Nashville, Tennessee (Erection)
- Kreis Contracting Co. of Knoxville, Tennessee (Substructure)
- Louisville Bridge & Iron Co. of Louisville, Kentucky (Fabrication)
- Mt. Vernon Bridge Co. of Mt. Vernon, Ohio (Fabrication)
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
Design
Warren Deck Truss
Also called
L&N - Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.99787, -86.74565   (decimal degrees)
33°59'52" N, 86°44'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/523489/3761949 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nectar
Inventory number
BH 48984 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 23, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builders
  • April 22, 2017: New photos from Dave King
  • June 25, 2011: Added by Ben Tate

Sources 

  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River Railroad Bridge
Posted June 13, 2013, by Calvin Sneed (us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Nice detail in the pics!

Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River Railroad Bridge
Posted June 30, 2011, by Ben Tate

This train bridge actually has two sets of tracks. Although the ones on the western side are no longer in use. You can see it easily on the Google Satellite view.

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=cullman+al&ll=33.997872,-86.74...