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Sipsey Bridge

Photos 

From east

Photo taken by Zachary S in May 2014

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #284770

Map 

Description 

Built 1930, bypassed by a new bridge several years ago but left in place to carry a pipeline. The abandoned Debardeleben Branch of the Frisco passed under the west end of the bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Sipsey Fork of the Black Warrior River and abandoned branch of SLSF Rwy on Old alignment of Campbellville Rd (County Rd 22)
Location
Walker County, Alabama
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1930, bypassed by a new bridge in 1999
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 233.0 ft.
Total length: 400.9 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.82073, -87.07046   (decimal degrees)
33°49'15" N, 87°04'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/493479/3742281 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sipsey
Inventory number
BH 61219 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2014: New photos from Johnny C Barrett
  • June 4, 2014: Added by Zachary S

Sources 

  • Zachary S
  • Johnny C Barrett - jcarsonbarrett [at] gmail [dot] com