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SBD - Valley Creek Bridge

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Description 

Based on ACL signage, a railroad which was mergered out of existence in 1967, this skewed plate girder bridge would likely therefore date to no later than the 1960s, probably a bit before.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Valley Creek on ACL RR
Location
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama
Status
Seems to be closed
History
Likely built no later than 1960s
Railroads
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL)
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Pony plate girder
Also called
ACL - Valley Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.50655, -86.83271   (decimal degrees)
33°30'24" N, 86°49'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/515537/3707458 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Birmingham North
Inventory number
BH 63483 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 10, 2014: New Street View added by Zachary S

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