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CHAT - Columbia Railroad Bridge

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Description 

Warren through truss over the Chattahoochee River on the Chattahoochee Bay Railroad (originally CofG). Replaced a swing span located immediately downstream at some point in the 1970s based on aerial imagery. Likely built in conjunction with the 1974 replacement of the ACL bridge several miles downstream at Gordon.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Chattahoochee River on Chattahoochee Bay Railroad
Location
Columbia, Houston County, Alabama, and Early County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built mid-1970s to replace swing span immediately downstream
Railroads
- Central of Georgia Railway (CG)
- Chattahoochee Bay Railroad (CHAT)
- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Warren through truss with sub-panels
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.28695, -85.09517   (decimal degrees)
31°17'13" N, 85°05'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/681315/3462969 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbia
Inventory number
BH 66910 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2015: New Street View added by Ian Martin

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