Rating:
4 votes

Southern - Frost Creek Trestle

Photos 

Photo taken by Ben Tate in December 2011

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BH Photo #221692

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck girder bridge over Al 18 on Southern RR
Location
Walker County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Railroad
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Deck girder
Dimensions
Span length: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.70361, -87.50972   (decimal degrees)
33°42'13" N, 87°30'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/452765/3729410 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Berry
Inventory numbers
AL 1562 (Alabama bridge number)
BH 50537 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alabama (883)
Beam (13,221)
Built 1932 (898)
Built during 1930s (10,863)
Deck girder (4,819)
Girder (8,646)
Have street view (24,106)
Open (37,555)
Railroad (13,874)
Southern Railway (214)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,225)
Steel Trestle (151)
Steel stringer (5,190)
Tall Bridges (319)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,685)
Walker County, Alabama (50)

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2013: New photos from Zachary S
  • May 31, 2013: New Street View added by Zachary S
  • December 13, 2011: Updated by Ben Tate: Added categories "Railroad bridge", "Railroad", "Southern Railroad"

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Comments 

Southern Railroad Bridge
Posted May 1, 2013, by Zachary S

I've GOT to get out there and see this thing sometime soon. I'm absolutely in love with big old deck girder railroad bridges.