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Looking North towards Downtown Birmingham

Photo taken by Ben Tate in January 2011

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BH Photo #264486

Map 

Street View 

Description 

In June 2013, an LED art display by Bill FitzGibbons was installed

Facts 

Overview
Concrete stringer bridge over 18th Street on Railroad (NS & CSX)
Location
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Concrete stringer
Also called
NS/CSX - 18th Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.51175, -86.80767   (decimal degrees)
33°30'42" N, 86°48'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/517862/3708038 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Birmingham North
Inventory number
BH 57696 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alabama (903)
Amtrak (468)
Beam (14,369)
Birmingham, Alabama (30)
Built 1931 (863)
Built during 1930s (11,244)
CSX Railroad (1,374)
Concrete stringer (683)
Have street view (25,402)
Jefferson County, Alabama (121)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,581)
Open (38,207)
Owned by railroad (11,099)
Railroad (14,365)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2013: New photos from Ben Tate
  • August 19, 2013: New Street View added by Dave King
  • August 19, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

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