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CSX - Bayou Sara Bridge (Old)

Photos 

CSX - Sara Bayou Bridge

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #341159

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Bayou Sara on CSX Railroad
Location
Saraland, Mobile County, Alabama
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 2018
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
Design
Pony plate girder swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.80334, -88.01512   (decimal degrees)
30°48'12" N, 88°00'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/402889/3408247 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chickasaw
Inventory number
BH 68891 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alabama (883)
CSX Railroad (1,323)
Girder (8,620)
Lost (19,921)
Lost 2018 (74)
Lost during 2010s (2,310)
Louisville & Nashville Railroad (168)
Mobile County, Alabama (24)
Movable (2,756)
Navigable waterway (2,074)
Owned by railroad (10,481)
Plate girder (6,603)
Railroad (13,849)
Replaced by new bridge (13,195)
Saraland, Alabama (3)
Swing (1,303)
Through girder (3,211)

Update Log 

  • May 15, 2018: Updated by Luke: Replaced 2018

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Flickr - Image
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

CSX - Bayou Sara Bridge
Posted August 26, 2016, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

The bridge turns to let boats pass. The Coast Guard can tell you how to request an opening.

CSX - Bayou Sara Bridge
Posted August 26, 2016, by Randall Lambeth (guntersville [at] att [dot] net)

how do people get around trestle on bayou sara with boat