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I C Railroad Bridge

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West side of bridge

From northwest. Kudzu seems to have reclaimed the bridge. Abandoned Illinois Central railbed runs under the bridge.

Photo taken by Zachary S in May 2014

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #284785

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Description 

Wooden bridge above former Illinois Central line, abandoned when road was realigned. IC line below it was closed and removed in the 1990s.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over I C Railroad on City 12
Location
Hackleburg, Marion County, Alabama
Status
Abandoned but still extant
Future prospects
Abandoned on old alignment of Old Hackleburg Road over former IC railbed
History
Built 1930, abandoned 1990s
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 20.0 ft.
Total length: 87.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.26805, -87.81798   (decimal degrees)
34°16'05" N, 87°49'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/424698/3792180 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hackleburg
Inventory number
BH 60704 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2014: New photos from Zachary S
  • April 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

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