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Birmingham Southern - Short Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Ben Tate in July 2011

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BH Photo #205708

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Short Creek on unknown railroad
Location
Mulga, Jefferson County, Alabama
Status
Abandoned
History
Abandoned 2006
Railroad
- Birmingham Southern Railroad (BS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.55855, -87.10586   (decimal degrees)
33°33'31" N, 87°06'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/490173/3713215 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sylvan Springs
Inventory number
BH 49217 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Birmingham Southern Railroad"
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 27, 2011: Added by Ben Tate

Sources 

  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

RR Short Creek Bridge
Posted March 11, 2014, by Zachary S

On a short abandoned spur from Birmingham Southern railroad, formally abandoned in 2006, that led to Ergon Terminaling, Inc.

Abandonment: http://www.stb.dot.gov/decisions/readingroom.nsf/cac42df6352...