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SBD - Coosa River Bridge

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SCL - Coosa River Bridge

The Anniston Star: July 6 1976

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BH Photo #452815

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Coosa River on CSX Railroad
Location
Vincent, Talladega County, Alabama, and Shelby County, Alabama
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Collapsed 1976
Railroads
- Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railroad (AB&A)
- Atlanta, Birmingham & Atlantic Railway (AB&A)
- Atlanta, Birmingham & Coast Railroad (AB&C)
- Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL)
- Family Lines System (FL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
- Seaboard System Railroad (SBD)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss
Also called
SCL - Coosa River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.38727, -86.37831   (decimal degrees)
33°23'14" N, 86°22'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/557820/3694393 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vincent
Inventory number
BH 62960 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 22, 2019: Updated by Luke: Edited entry to be for the pre-76 truss Melissa uploaded pics of.
  • July 22, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Zachary S

Comments 

SBD - Coosa River Bridge
Posted July 22, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thanks Luke. I appreciate your help!