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Richard Martin Trail - Sulfur Creek Stone Arch

Photos 

Eastern side of tunnel

Photo taken by Ben Tate in April 2013

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BH Photo #252520

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under Richard Martin Trail (Old Railroad Bed) at Sulfur Creek
Location
Limestone County, Alabama
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroads
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Stone arch
Also called
L&N - Sulfur Creek Stone Arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.91106, -86.96990   (decimal degrees)
34°54'40" N, 86°58'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/502749/3863180 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elkmont
Inventory number
BH 56012 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alabama (903)
Arch (11,528)
Deck arch (10,780)
Limestone County, Alabama (19)
Louisville & Nashville Railroad (174)
Open to pedestrians (3,815)
Rail-to-trail (1,392)
Railroad (14,361)
Stone arch (2,791)

Update Log 

  • April 13, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected bridge type to stone arch
  • April 13, 2013: Updated by Ben Tate: Added category "Rail-to-trail"

Sources 

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

Comments 

Sulfur Creek Stone Arch
Posted August 8, 2014, by Billy Spears (bbspears [at] knology [dot] net)

Does anyone know when the Sulfur Creek Stone Arch was built?

Thanks.