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ACL - Chattahoochee River Bridge

Photo 

Atlantic Coastline railroad bridge

Swing bridge replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #290256

Map 

Description 

Former ACL crossing on the Chattahoochee River at the Alabama/Georgia state line. Replaced between 1974 with the current structure immediately downstream. Some piers and abutments for this bridge still exist.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on Atlantic Coast Line RR
Location
Alaga, Houston County, Alabama, and Early County, Georgia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1913; replaced 1974
Railroads
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.12449, -85.05543   (decimal degrees)
31°07'28" N, 85°03'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/685415/3445025 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saffold
Inventory number
BH 62232 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2015: Updated by Ian Martin: Added some information based on historic aerial photos
  • August 2, 2014: Updated by Luke: Removed streetview of current bridge, added related link to current bridge
  • August 2, 2014: New Street View added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • Ian Martin
  • RailGA - Information & Image