Cincinnati Southern Railway

Reporting mark: CNTP
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CNTP - Cumberland River Bridge (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built 1880 for the Cincinnati Southern Railway, replaced in 1955
Lost Deck truss bridge over Cumberland River on Norfolk Southern Railway at Burnside
Replaced by a new bridge

CNTP - Cumberland River Bridge (Burnside) (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built ca. 1950 as a part of the Lake Cumberland project
Deck truss bridge over Cumberland River on Cincinnati Southern Railway and leased by Norfolk Southern
Open to traffic

CNTP - Emory River Bridge (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Lost Bridge over Emory River; used to carry the CNO&TP railroad over the Emory River between old CNO&TP Tunnels 22 & 23
Removed but not replaced

CNTP - New River Viaduct (1st) (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1879; Replaced 1898
Lost Fink deck truss bridge over New River on Cincinnati Southern Railway/Cincinnati, New Orleans, & Texas Pacific Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

CNTP - New River Viaduct (3rd) (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1908; Replaced by a new bridge and mostly removed 1963
Abandoned Pratt deck truss bridge over New River once carried Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway's Cincinnati Southern Railroad (later Norfolk Southern), before being bypassed
Abandoned

CNTP - New Tunnel 22 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1963 as part of the tunnel bypass program which replaced tunnels 22, 23 and 24 with new 22 and new 24 and built the Emory River Bridge between the two new tunnels. It was placed in service Nov. 12, 1962.
Tunnels through mountain on Railroad, approximately 40 - 50 trains per 24 hour period
Open to traffic

CNTP - Old Tunnel 22 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Abandoned tunnel
Derelict/abandoned

CNTP - Rock Creek Bridge #1 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1906 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Deck girder bridge over Rock Creek on railroad
Open

CNTP - Tunnel 13 (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1877
Abandoned tunnel on Abandoned Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

CNTP - Tunnel 14 (Scott County, Tennessee)
Bored in solid limestone in 1877. Taken out of service sometime in the 1930's. Tunnel floor was lowered and the creek re-routed through it to prevent the rail re-alignment from having to have two new bridges.
Tunnel on Abandoned Railroad/Creek
Intact but closed to all traffic

CNTP - Tunnel 15 (Scott County, Tennessee)
Bored in 1877, lined and finished in 1879. Cincinnati construction crews and Chattanooga construction crews met with the building of the tracks in the center of this tunnel.
Abandoned tunnel on Abandoned Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

CNTP - Tunnel 16 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1877 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Tunnel under tunnels through Sunbright Mountain on ATV trail/abandoned railroad grade
Intact but closed to all traffic, incredibly good condition

CNTP - Tunnel 19 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1878 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Tunnel
Intact but closed to all traffic

CNTP - Tunnel 20 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1878 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Abandoned tunnel
Derelict/abandoned

CNTP - Tunnel 21 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1878 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Lost Tunnel
Removed but not replaced; 'daylighted' that is, top blown off and cut made.

CNTP - Tunnel 23 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1878 by the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific Railroad in cooperation with the city of Cincinnati, Ohio
Tunnel
Intact but closed to all traffic, near prefect condition

CNTP - Tunnel 24 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Bored in 1878 during the construction of the Cincinnati Southern Railway, a railroad wholely owned by the city of Cincinnati, Ohio. The contracts were given to the CNO&TP, the lessor of the rail line, to finish the tunnels.
Tunnels through Nemo Mountain on Former railroad grade
Completely intact, except for fallen north portal (seperated from tunnel bore), has not carried railroad tracks since 1963.

First Cincinnati Southern Railroad Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
Built 1869-1877; superstructure replaced by current bridge in 1922
Lost through truss swing bridge over Ohio River on the Cincinnati Southern Railroad at Cincinnati
Superstructure replaced

First High Bridge (Jessamine County, Kentucky)
Built 1876-77, new superstructure built in 1910-11, original substructure demolished in 1913
Lost Deck truss bridge over Kentucky River on Cincinnati Southern Railway at High Bridge


High Bridge (Jessamine County, Kentucky)
Built in 1911 to replace the original bridge built in 1877
Cantilever Bridge over Kentucky River on Norfolk Southern Railway (former Cincinnati Southern Railway) in High Bridge
Open to traffic

NS - New River Bridge (Scott County, Tennessee)
Built 1963 to bypass Robbins Tunnel (T15) and several fault lines on old railroad
Warren deck truss bridge over New River on Cincinnati Southern (Norfolk-Southern) Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Tenn Bridge (Hamilton County, Tennessee)
Built 1880-86, rebuilt 1917-20
Vertical lift through Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on the Norfolk-Southern Railway in Chattanooga
Open to railroad traffic

NS Emory Gap Bridge (Roane County, Tennessee)
Deck plate girder bridge over Emory River on Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

NS Emory River Bridge (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1962 as part of the tunnel bypass program which replaced tunnels 22, 23 and 24 with new 22 and new 24 and built the Emory River Bridge between the two new tunnels. It was placed in service Nov. 12, 1962.
Bridge over Emory River on Cincinnati Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS Pitman Creek Bridge (Pulaski County, Kentucky)
Built ca. 1950 as a part of the Lake Cumberland project
Girder bridge over Pitman Creek on Cincinnati Southern Railway leased to Norfolk Southern Railroad
Open to traffic

SOU - New Tunnel 24 (Morgan County, Tennessee)
Built in 1962 as part of the tunnel bypass program which replaced tunnels 22, 23 and 24 with new 22 and new 24 and built the Emory River Bridge between the two new tunnels. It was placed in service Nov. 12, 1962.
Tunnel under Tunnels through Nemo Mountain on Railroad
Open to traffic, railroad tunnel, approximately 40 - 50 trains in a 24 hour period.