Recent Alabama Updates

November 22, 2014

Swann Covered Bridge 01-05-05 (Blount County, Alabama)
Covered bridge over Locust Fork River on Swann Bridge Road
November 22, 2014: New photos from Johnny C Barrett

Sipsey Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Bridge over Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River on Old alignment of Campbellville Rd (County Rd 22)
November 22, 2014: New photos from Johnny C Barrett

Old Curry Highway Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Bridge over Blackwater Creek on Old Curry Highway
November 22, 2014: New photos from Johnny C Barrett

Country Club Road Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Through truss bridge over Blackwater Creek on Country Club Road in Jasper
November 22, 2014: New photos from Johnny C Barrett

November 21, 2014

Branch Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Slab bridge over Branch on Pratt Hwy
November 21, 2014: New Street View added by James McCray

November 13, 2014

ATN - Roper Tunnel (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Tunnel under Roper Hill on Alabama & Tennessee River Railway
November 13, 2014: Updated by Luke: Edited history

ATN - Hardwick Tunnel (St. Clair County, Alabama)
Tunnel on Railroad
November 13, 2014: Updated by Luke: Edited history

"New" Old Broadwell Mill Road Bridge (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Polygonal Warren pony truss bridge over Little Tallahatchee Creek on Old Broadwell Mill Road
November 13, 2014: New photos from Ben Tate

ATN - Peeks Hill Road Overpass (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Bridge over Peeks Hill Rd on Railroad
November 13, 2014: Added by Ben Tate

Boiling Spring Road Bridge (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Pratt through truss bridge over Choccolocco Creek on Boiling Spring Road in Choccolocco
November 13, 2014: New photos from Ben Tate

Coldwater Covered Bridge 01-08-01 (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Multiple Kingpost through truss bridge over inlet to Oxford Lake on Trail in Oxford
November 13, 2014: New photos from Ben Tate

SCL - CR 76 Tunnel (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Tunnel on CR 76 under SCL Railroad
November 13, 2014: New Street View added by Ben Tate

November 7, 2014

Newfound Creek Trestle (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Newfound Creek on formerly L&N Railroad
November 7, 2014: New photos from Robert Lindberg

October 16, 2014

Coosa River Bridge (Cherokee County, Alabama)
Bridge over Coosa River on Alabama Highway 411
October 16, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

October 10, 2014

TCI - Valley Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Bridge over Valley Creek and Whatley Street on Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Co.
October 10, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added Railroad from vintage USGS map

Woodward Iron Co. - Valley Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Abandoned bridge over Valley Creek on Railroad (abandoned)
October 10, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added Railroad from vintage USGS map

NS - Piney Woods Creek Trestle (Shelby County, Alabama)
Deck plate girder bridge over Piney Woods Creek on NS Railway
October 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Old Short Creek Rd Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Short Creek on Old Short Creek Road
October 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

SCL - Valley Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Valley Creek on ACL RR
October 10, 2014: New Street View added by Zachary S

TCI - Valley Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Bridge over Valley Creek and Whatley Street on Tennessee Coal, Iron & Railroad Co.
October 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Woodward Iron Co. - Valley Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Abandoned bridge over Valley Creek on Railroad (abandoned)
October 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

BS - Valley Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Valley Creek on Birmingham Southern Railroad
October 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Old Toadvine Road Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Valley Creek on Abandoned section of Old Toadvine Road
October 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Caney Creek Bridge (Sumter County, Alabama)
Pony truss bridge over Caney Creek on rural road
October 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

October 7, 2014

Old CR 32 Bridge (Choctaw County, Alabama)
Abandoned bridge over Yantley Creek on Old alignment of CR 32
October 7, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Sullins Road Bridge (Marion County, Alabama)
Through truss bridge over Bull Mountain Creek on Sullins Rd
October 7, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Cedar Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Alabama)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on Abandoned alignment of CR 290
October 7, 2014: Added by Zachary S

CR 960 Bridge (Dallas County, Alabama)
Pratt pony truss bridge over creek on Dallas County 960
October 7, 2014: Added by Zachary S

BNSF Warrior River Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals bridge over Warrior River on BNSF Railway
October 7, 2014: Added by Zachary S

September 30, 2014

Halls Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Pratt through truss bridge over Halls Creek in Tannehill State Park
September 30, 2014: New photos from Zachary S

M&O Black Warrior River Trestle (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Cantilevered Warren through truss bridge over Black Warrior River
September 30, 2014: New photos from Zachary S

Rock Creek Bridge (Winston County, Alabama)
Pratt through truss bridge over Rock Creek on CR 66
September 30, 2014: New photos from Zachary S

Garden City Old US 31 Bridge (Cullman County, Alabama)
Parker through truss bridge over Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River on Old US 31 in Garden City
September 30, 2014: New photos from Zachary S

Rock Creek Bridge (Cullman County, Alabama)
Pony truss bridge over Rocky Creek on CR 821
September 30, 2014: New photos from Zachary S

Railroad Street Bridge (Lamar County, Alabama)
Pony truss bridge over an unnamed creek on Railroad Street in Millport
September 30, 2014: New photos from Zachary S

September 18, 2014

Lake Martin Trestle (Tallapoosa County, Alabama)
Deck plate girder bridge over Lake Martin on Norfolk Southern
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

L&N - Buck Creek Bridge (Shelby County, Alabama)
Lost Bridge over Buck Creek on S&NA (L&N) RR
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

CSX - Cahaba River Bridge (Helena) (Shelby County, Alabama)
Warren deck truss bridge over Cahaba River on CSX Railroad
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

CSX Catoma Creek Bridge (Montgomery County, Alabama)
Warren through truss bridge over Catoma Creek on CSX Railroad
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

S&NA (L&N) Bridge (Elmore County, Alabama)
Lost Bridge over Alabama River on S&NA/L&N RR
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Little Mulberry Creek Bridge (Chilton County, Alabama)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Little Mulberry Creek on Norfolk Southern
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

CG - I-20 Overpass (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over I-20 on Central of Georgia Railway (abandoned)
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

CG - Cahaba River Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Lost Bridge over Cahaba River on Central of Georgia Railway (abandoned)
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

SOU - Cahaba River Bridge (Bibb County, Alabama)
Lost Bridge over Cahaba River on Spur of SOU RR (abandoned)
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

LN/SOU - Cahaba River Bridge (Bibb County, Alabama)
Lost Bridge over Cahaba River on LN/SOU RR (abandoned)
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Siluria Mill RR Bridge (Shelby County, Alabama)
Lost Bridge over Buck Creek on Spur of CSX/LN RR (abandoned)
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Eldridge Tunnel (Walker County, Alabama)
Tunnel on Armstrong Rd
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

ATN - Margaret Trestle (St. Clair County, Alabama)
Deck plate girder bridge over Little Black Creek & unpaved road on Alabama & Tennessee River Railway
September 18, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Reeds Mill Road Bridge (Calhoun County, Alabama)
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Ohatchee Creek on Abandoned alignment of Reeds Mill Road
September 18, 2014: New Street View added by Zachary S

Newfound Creek Trestle (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Newfound Creek on formerly L&N Railroad
September 18, 2014: Updated by Robert Lindberg: add Joseph Mitchell as additonal source and delete two words

September 17, 2014

Newfound Creek Trestle (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Newfound Creek on formerly L&N Railroad
September 17, 2014: Updated by Robert Lindberg: minor typos /edits

September 16, 2014

Newfound Creek Trestle (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Newfound Creek on formerly L&N Railroad
September 16, 2014: Updated by Robert Lindberg: Emphasize original historic L&N identification and minor typos

September 15, 2014

Bull Slough Bridge (Conecuh County, Alabama)
Warren through truss bridge over Sepulga River on Bull Slough Rd
September 15, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Rail-to-road"

September 14, 2014

CSX - Tennessee River Bridge (Barge Channel Spans) (Jackson County, Alabama)
Camelback Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on CSX Railroad
September 14, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars

September 13, 2014

Old US 78 Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Concrete tee beam bridge over Cane Creek on Old US 78
September 13, 2014: Added by James McCray

Old US 78 Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Bridge over railroad tracks on Old US 78
September 13, 2014: New Street View added by James McCray

Old US 78/Csx Rr (Tracks Removed) Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Concrete tee beam bridge over Csx Rr (Tracks Removed) on B'Ham - Jasper Road
September 13, 2014: New Street View added by James McCray

September 12, 2014

CSX - Tennessee River Bridge (Barge Channel Spans) (Jackson County, Alabama)
Camelback Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on CSX Railroad
September 12, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler

NS/CSX - Tombigbee River Bridge (Clarke County, Alabama)
Through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on Norfolk Southern, CSX
September 12, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars

September 11, 2014

Crawford Bottoms Rd Bridge (Morgan County, Alabama)
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Cotaco Creek on Old alignment of Crawford Bottoms Rd
September 11, 2014: New Street View added by Ben Tate

Sipsey River Bridge (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Sipsey River on Old Moores Bridge Rd
September 11, 2014: Updated by Ben Tate: Renamed bridge based on road name.

Abandoned SOU - Sucarnoochee River Bridge (Sumter County, Alabama)
Abandoned warren through truss bridge over Sucarnoochee River on Southern RR (abandoned)
September 11, 2014: Updated by Luke: Corrected stream name

NS/CSX - Tombigbee River Bridge (Clarke County, Alabama)
Through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on Norfolk Southern, CSX
September 11, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler

September 10, 2014

Abandoned SOU - Sucarnoochee River Bridge (Sumter County, Alabama)
Abandoned warren through truss bridge over Sucarnoochee River on Southern RR (abandoned)
September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

NS/CSX - Tombigbee River Bridge (Clarke County, Alabama)
Through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on Norfolk Southern, CSX
September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Old Highway 78 Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Abandoned bridge over L&N Railroad (abandoned) on Old Highway 78 (Abandoned)
September 10, 2014: New Street View added by Zachary S

NS - Cahaba River Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Deck plate girder bridge over Cahaba River on Norfolk Southern
September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Cahaba River Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Abandoned closed-spandrel arch bridge over Cahaba River on Abandoned road
September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Sipsey River Bridge (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Sipsey River on Old Moores Bridge Rd
September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Lawson Mill Bridge (Coosa County, Alabama)
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over Hatchet Creek on Lawson Mill Rd
September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Talladega Creek RR Bridge (Talladega County, Alabama)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Talladega Creek on Railroad
September 10, 2014: New Street View added by Zachary S

CSX - Coosa River Bridge (Talladega County, Alabama)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Coosa River on CSX Railroad
September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Cotaco Creek Bridge (Morgan County, Alabama)
Slab bridge over Cotaco Creek on Forman Bottom Road
September 10, 2014: New Street View added by Zachary S

Crawford Bottoms Rd Bridge (Morgan County, Alabama)
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Cotaco Creek on Old alignment of Crawford Bottoms Rd
September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Calumet Rd Bridge (Walker County, Alabama)
Lost Timber stringer bridge over BNSF Railway on Calumet Rd
September 10, 2014: New Street View added by Zachary S

Old CR 24 Bridge (Fayette County, Alabama)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Sipsey River on Old alignment of CR 24
September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S, found this gem on Google Earth

NS - Spring Creek Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Deck truss bridge over Spring Creek on Norfolk Southern
September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

TSRR - Butler Creek Bridge (Lauderdale County, Alabama)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Butler Creek on Tennessee Southern RR (former L&N)
September 10, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Town Creek Bridge (De Kalb County, Alabama)
Beam bridge over Town Creek on Chavies Road
September 10, 2014: Updated by Zachary S: Slated for replacement

September 7, 2014

Six Mile Creek Bridge (Dallas County, Alabama)
Abandoned bedstead pratt pony truss bridge over Six Mile Creek on an abandoned section of CR 77
September 7, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated truss type

September 5, 2014

Wilson Dam Bridge (Colbert County, Alabama)
Girder bridge over Tennessee River on Res Rd
September 5, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler

August 25, 2014

CSX - Alabama River Bridge (Elmore County, Alabama)
Warren through truss bridge over Alabama River on CSX Railroad
August 25, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler

August 18, 2014

CG - Pea River Bridge (Geneva County, Alabama)
Abandoned warren pony truss bridge over Pea River on an abandoned alignment of the Central of Georgia Railroad
August 18, 2014: Updated by Luke: Noted burning and partial collapse of the bridge,merged photos from comment section

August 9, 2014

CG - Choctawhatchee River Bridge (Geneva County, Alabama)
Bridge over Choctawhatchee River on Central of Georgia RR
August 9, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

August 7, 2014

Moores Creek Bridge (Chambers County, Alabama)
Pratt through truss bridge over Moores Creek on 19th Avenue in Valley
August 7, 2014: Updated by Tony Dillon: Updated status

Moores Creek Bridge (Chambers County, Alabama)
Pratt through truss bridge over Moores Creek on 19th Avenue in Valley
August 7, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars

August 6, 2014

CSX - Big Bayou Canot Bridge (Mobile County, Alabama)
Through truss bridge over Big Bayou Canot on single railroad track
August 6, 2014: New photo from Luke