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Abandoned L&N - Powell River Bridge (Wise County, Virginia)
Built unknown
Deck plate girder bridge over Highway 78, Powell River on Formerly L&N
Open to pedestrians

Bridgeport Railroad Walking Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Served as the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis (later L&N) Railroad's main line from Nashville to Atlanta
Walking bridge, converted from a former L & N Railroad deck truss bridge
Open to pedestrians

CHNY - Blackburn Fork Little Warrior River Bridge (Blount County, Alabama)
On an abandoned L&N route
Warren through truss bridge over Blackburn Fork of the Little Warrior River on L&N Railroad
Abandoned

CSX - AL 53 Overpass (Limestone County, Alabama)
Built 1913
Slab bridge over AL 53/7th Street on L&N Railroad
Open to traffic above and below

CSX - Alabama River Bridge (Selma) (Dallas County, Alabama)
Parker through truss bridge over Alabama River on CSX Railroad


CSX - Alafia River Bridge (Hillsborough County, Florida)
Built 1957
Bridge over Alafia River on Railroad (CSX, nee Louisville & Nashville Railroad)
Open to traffic

CSX - Coosawattee River Bridge (Murray County, Georgia)
Built 1930
Warren truss bridge over Coosawatee River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Corner Dairy Road Overpass (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Built 1925
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Corner Dairy Road on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

CSX - Cumberland Bypass Bridge (Davidson County, Tennessee)
Built as a spur of the main line of the old Louisville & Nashville Railroad, to bypass the Union Station downtown
One Camelback through truss and 3 Warren through trusses over the Cumberland River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Edington Road Overpass (Knox County, Tennessee)
Built 1915
Arch bridge over Edington Road on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

CSX - Escambia Bay Bridge (Old) (Santa Rosa County, Florida)
Built 1911; Replaced 1989
Bridge over Escambia Bay on CSX RR
Replaced by a new bridge

CSX - Gray's Knob Bridge (Harlan County, Kentucky)
Built by the Louisville & Nashville Railroad, 1910
Skewed polygonal Warren through truss, camelback design, with all verticals bridge over Cumberland River, Martin's Fork on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Hagood Road Overpass (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Built 1920
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Hagood Road on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

CSX - Hiwassee River Bridge (Reliance) (Polk County, Tennessee)
Built in 1890 on the old "Hook & Eye" route from Etowah to Copperhill, TN
Deck plate girder bridge over Hiwassee River on private railroad (former CSX Railroad Spur)
Open to traffic

CSX - Howard Creek Trestle (Clark County, Kentucky)
Steel stringer bridge over Howard Creek and Road on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Kentucky Lake Bridge (Humphreys County, Tennessee)
Built in 1945
CSX railroad bridge over Kentucky Lake adjacent to Hwy 70 bridge in Johnsonville
Open for traffic

CSX - Kentucky River Bridge (Clark County, Kentucky)
Through truss bridge over Kentucky River on Seaboard Systems rail line.


CSX - Kentucky River Bridge (Worthville) (Carroll County, Kentucky)
Parker through truss bridge over Kentucky River on CSX Railroad (Formerly L&N Shortline)
Open to traffic

CSX - Maloney Road Overpass (Knox County, Tennessee)
Closed-spandrel railroad arch bridge over Maloney Road and Flenniken Creek in Knoxville
Open to traffic

CSX - Milroy Crossing (Carroll County, Indiana)
Probably built so former prominant Delphi citizen Samual Milroy could access his lower fields along Deer Creek from his historic homestead. Recent Indiana 25 construction has removed all trees at this location and once again exposed it's existance.
Bridge over Milroy farm access lane on Formerly CSX Transportation(nee Seaboard, L&N, Monon, Chicago Indianapolis and Louisville Railroads)
Intact but closed to all traffic. New Hoosier Heartland Highway construction immediately adjacent to old bridge.

CSX - Mobile River Bridge (Old) (Baldwin County, Alabama)
Built 1927, Replaced 2013
Through truss bridge over Tensaw River on CSX Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

CSX - Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River Bridge (Cullman County, Alabama)
Warren deck truss bridge over Mulberry Fork Black Warrior River on L&N Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Red River Trestle (Clark County, Kentucky)
Steel stringer bridge over Red River on CSX Railroad (Formerly L&N)


CSX - Rigolets Pass Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Truss bridge over Rigolets Pass on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Salt River Swing Bridge (Bullitt County, Kentucky)
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Salt River on CSX Line
Replaced by new bridge

CSX - Scottish Pike Overpass (Knox County, Tennessee)
Built 1915
Arch bridge over Southern Railway on CSX Railroad in Knoxville
Open to traffic

CSX - Tennessee River Bridge (Barge Channel Spans) (Jackson County, Alabama)
Swing Span replaced by Vertical Lift Span
Camelback Warren through truss bridge over Tennessee River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Tennessee River Bridge (Knoxville) (Knox County, Tennessee)
Built 1966
Camelback through truss bridge over Tennessee River, Neyland Drive on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX - Wabash River Bridge (Tippecanoe County, Indiana)
Bridge suffered damage to North end in a derailment in 1924. Part of Monon's route from Michigan City or Chicago to Louisville. Amtrak crosses this structure daily.
Lattice through truss bridge over Wabash River on CSX Transportation (ex- Family Lines, Louisville and Nashville, Monon Railroad). in Lafayette
Open to traffic

CSX - White River Bridge (Decker) (Gibson County, Indiana)
Warren through truss bridge over White River on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX Inner Harbor Navigation Canal Bridge (Orleans Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1919 by the Bethlehem Steel Co.
Bascule bridge over the Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (Industrial Canal) on former Almonaster Ave. in New Orleans
Open to rail traffic; closed to vehicular traffic

CSX Ridgetop Tunnel (Robertson County, Tennessee)
Built 1905 by the Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis RR (predecessor to the Louisville & Nashville RR, later CSX).. was longest free standing tunnel in the world when completed.
Tunnel under town of Ridgetop, Tennessee on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX Salt Creek Road Overpass (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Built 1919
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Salt Creek Road on Railroad (CSX)
Open to traffic

CSX Tellico Lake Railroad Bridge (Monroe County, Tennessee)
Raised in 1975 for impoundment of the Tellico Dam
Camelback through truss bridge over Little Tennessee River (Tellico Lake) on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX Tunnel (Blount County, Alabama)
Built 1920
Tunnel under County Road No 7 on L N Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX Underpass Road Tunnel (Marshall County, Tennessee)
Concrete closed-spandrel arch tunnel under CSX Railroad tracks on Underpass Road (old State Highway 11)
Open to traffic

CSX-Powell River-Josephine Road Overpass (Wise County, Virginia)
Built 1910
Deck plate girder bridge over Josephine Road, Powell River North Fork on CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

CSX/FT. W&WV Overpass (Carroll County, Indiana)
Built 1907, interurban line abandoned in 1932, CSX abandoned in the 1990's
Abandoned concrete culvert bridge over former Fort Wayne and Wabash Valley Traction on CSX Transportation in Delphi
Abandoned, but intact

Diana Wooden Bridge (Giles County, Tennessee)
Timber stringer Kingspost bridge over CSX Railroad tracks on Tunnel Road
Closed to all traffic

EVWR - Big Creek Bridge (Posey County, Indiana)
Built 1929 by the American Bridge Co.
Warren through truss bridge over Big Creek on Evansville Western Railroad (formerly Louisville & Nashville Railroad)
Open

First Henderson Bridge (Henderson County, Kentucky)
Built 1885; replaced by the current railroad bridge just to the south
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Ohio River on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Replaced by new bridge

Fort De Wolf Bridge (Bullitt County, Kentucky)
Bridges at this location were destroyed thrice by Confederate forces during the American Civil War
Pratt Through Truss railroad bridge over the Salt River in Shepherdsville
Open to Traffic

GNRR - Cartecay River Bridge (Gilmer County, Georgia)
Rail bridge on original Atlanta-Knoxville mainline of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad.
5 panel, pin connected, Pratt through truss bridge over Cartecay River on Georgia Northeastern Railroad in Ellijay
Open to traffic

GNRR - Little River Bridge (Cherokee County, Georgia)
Deck truss bridge over Little River on Georgia Northeastern Railroad
Still good. Last painted in 10-23-1957

GNRR - Toccoa River Bridge (Fannin County, Georgia)
Built 1926, carried the L&N Railroad, later acquired by CSX, sold by CSX to GNRR in the late 1980's
Pratt through truss bridge over CR 96 (River Road) & the Toccoa River on GNRR Railroad in McCaysville
Open to traffic

GNRR - Turniptown Creek Trestle (Gilmer County, Georgia)
Built 1940
Wooden trestle over Northcutt Road and Turniptown Creek on GNRR (former L&N Railroad)
Open to traffic

Hatchie River Railroad Bridge (Haywood County, Tennessee)
Warren through truss bridge over Hatchie River on CSX Railroad (Formerly L&N Railroad)
Open to traffic

Johnson Gap Road Overpass (Anderson County, Tennessee)
Built 1914; rehabilitated 1990
Timber stringer bridge over CSX Railroad on Johnson Gap Road
Intact but closed to all traffic

KRM - Rolling Fork River Bridge #2 (Nelson County, Kentucky)
Pony plate girder bridge over Rolling Fork River on Railroad
Open to traffic

KRM Beech Fork River Bridge (Nelson County, Kentucky)
Through Truss over Beech Fork River on Railroad
Appears as fully intact with rails still present

KRM Rolling Fork River Bridge #1 (Nelson County, Kentucky)
Through truss bridge over RollingFork River on Railroad
Open to traffic

L&N - Bigger Tunnel (Sumner County, Tennessee)
Abandoned tunnel on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Abandoned

L&N - Branch of Little Trammel Creek Bridge (Sumner County, Tennessee)
Built 1886 (Reportedly)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over branch of Little Trammel Creek on former L&N
Derelict/abandoned

L&N - Buck Creek Bridge (Shelby County, Alabama)
Built c. 1872, abandoned c. 1914
Lost Bridge over Buck Creek on S&NA (L&N) RR
Lost

L&N - Duck River Bridge (Marshall County, Tennessee)
The only Pratt through truss bridge on any railroad between Nashville, Tennessee and Decatur, Alabama
Pratt through truss bridge over Duck River in Northern Marshall County
Open to traffic

L&N - Kentucky River Bridge (Clark County, Kentucky)
Through truss bridge over Kentucky River on L&N
Abandoned

L&N - Littlest Tunnel (Sumner County, Tennessee)
Built 1886 (Reportedly), Abandoned 1976, Rehabbed in 2007
Abandoned bridge over Former Lousiville & Nashville Railroad on Tunnel Road
Abandoned

L&N - Toccoa River Bridge (Fannin County, Georgia)
Pratt through truss bridge over Toccoa River on the abandoned Louisville & Nashville Railroad Murphy branch
Abandoned 1982

L&N - Tumlin Gap Tunnel (Etowah County, Alabama)
Built c.1903, abandoned a few decades ago
Tunnel
Abandoned

L&N - US-31E Trestle (Allen County, Kentucky)
Removed 1976
Lost deck plate girder bridge over US 31 on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Removed but not replaced

L&N Boiling Fork Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Tennessee)
Was part of the L&N Huntsville, AL, to Decherd, TN, Railroad
Lost Bridge over Boiling Fork Creek on Former L&N Railroad Alignment
Only 1 pier remains

L&N Flint River Railroad Bridge (Madison County, Alabama)
Was part of the L&N Huntsville, AL, to Decherd, TN, Railroad
Lost Railroad bridge over Flint River on abandoned L&N alignment
Only 5 piers and the 2 abutments remain

L&N Mountain Fork Railroad Bridge (Madison County, Alabama)
Was part of the L&N Huntsville, AL, to Decherd, TN, Railroad
Lost Bridge over Mountain Fork on Former L&N Railroad alignment
Only the piers remain

L&N Norris Creek Bridge (Lincoln County, Tennessee)
Lost Bridge over Norris Creek on Former L&N Railroad Alignment
Only 1 pier remains

L&N Railroad Bridge (Warren County, Kentucky)
The first bridge erected on this site in 1839. Was burned by soldiers Feb 14, 1862. Rebuilt in 1864, and again burned Feb 12, 1915.
Through truss bridge over Barren River on the CSX Railroad
Open to traffic

L&N Railroad Trestle (Tuscaloosa County, Alabama)
Built ca.1913; heavily damaged by an F4 tornado on April 27, 2011; reconstructed 2011 with 3 original piers remaining
Steel stringer bridge over Hurricane Creek on L&N Railroad
Open to traffic

L&N Rr Bridge (Cullman County, Alabama)
Built 1935
Stringer bridge over L&N Rr on 5th St Se
Open to traffic

L&N Rr Bridge (Cullman County, Alabama)
Built 1912
Stringer bridge over L&N Rr on 2nd St Se
Open to traffic

L&N Valley River Bridge (Cherokee County, North Carolina)
6 panel Pratt through truss bridge over Valley River on abandoned L&N Railroad
Abandoned

L&N Wagner Creek Bridge (Franklin County, Tennessee)
Was part of the L&N Huntsville, AL, to Decherd, TN, Railroad
Lost Bridge over Wagner Creek on Former L&N Railroad Alignment
No longer exists

LIRC - Falls of the Ohio Bridge (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Built in 1867-70 for the Louisville & Nashville and the Jeffersonville, Madison and Indianapolis Railroad; reconstructed in 1919
Through truss railroad bridge over the Ohio River at Louisville
Open to railroad traffic

LN/SOU - Cahaba River Bridge (Bibb County, Alabama)
Lost Bridge over Cahaba River on LN/SOU RR (abandoned)
Demolished, but piers remain

Margrave Avenue Timber Bridge (Roane County, Tennessee)
Timber stringer Queenspost bridge over CSX-Norfolk Southern connector on Margrave Avenue in Harriman
Closed to all traffic

Marlow Road Bridge (Anderson County, Tennessee)
Built 1918, replaced 1989
Lost Kingpost through truss bridge over CSX Railroad on Marlow Road
Replaced by new bridge

Martin's Fork Railroad Bridge (Harlan County, Kentucky)
Built in 1910 to carry Louisville & Nashville spur to coal mines at Crummies, KY
Polygonal Warren pony truss (camelback design) bridge over Cumberland River, Martin's Fork on abandoned railroad
Open to pedestrians

Maxwell Boulevard Bridge (Montgomery County, Alabama)
Built 1935
Steel stringer bridge over SCL LN RR on Maxwell Blvd
Open to traffic

Monon - Clear Creek Bridge (Monroe County, Indiana)
Once part of the great Monon Railroad's route from Louisville to Chicago or Michigan City, the line was downgraded under CSX ownership and eventually abandoned. Harrodsburg Station and water tower was immediately next to bridge. All gone today.
Abandoned CSX bridge. Line removed in 1990's.
Abandoned

Monon - Paoli Viaduct (Orange County, Indiana)
Built 1904, demolished in 1982
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Lost River on former Monon Railroad in Paoli
Demolished

Mozart Road Trestle (Jefferson County, Illinois)
Timber stringer bridge over Trib to Rayse Creek on Evansville Western Railroad (formerly L&N Railroad), alongside Mozart Road about 3 miles west of Woodlawn
Open to railroad traffic

Muscogee Wharf (Escambia County, Florida)
Built circa 1934, abandoned circa 1970
Lost Bridge over Pensacola Bay
Lost, but 2 piers remain

Nashville Railroad Trestle (Washington County, Illinois)
Timber stringer bridge over Nashville Creek on Evansville Western Railroad (formerly Louisville and Nashville Railroad) in Nashville
Open to traffic

Newfound Creek Trestle (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Built 1904; Burned on May 23, 2006
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Newfound Creek on formerly L&N Railroad
Destroyed by fire

NS - Crow Creek Bridge (Jackson County, Alabama)
Warren through truss bridge over Crow Creek on L&N Railroad
Open to traffic

NS - Emory River Bridge (Roane County, Tennessee)
Built 1910
Warren Camelback bridge over Emory River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Open to traffic

NS Overpass (Boone County, Kentucky)
Baltimore through truss bridge over Railroad (CSX) on Railroad (NS)
Open to traffic

Ocoee Number 1 Bridge (Polk County, Tennessee)
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Ocoee River on former L&N Spur
Abandoned

Old Birmingham Highway Overpass (Talladega County, Alabama)
Built 1935
Concrete tee beam bridge over Railroad (EARY) on Old Birmingham Highway
Open to traffic

Old Houston County Railroad Bridge (Houston County, Tennessee)
Built 1931, abandoned 1981. main span (vertical lift span) relocated for active use in Bridgeport Alabama
Abandoned parker through truss bridge over Kentucky Lake (Tennessee River) on an abandoned alignment of the L&N Railroad
The "Open to pedestrians only" designation is used sarcastically because the bridge, at least its eastern approaches, has been turned into a private residence.

Old L & N Clinch River Railroad Bridge (Anderson County, Tennessee)
Two-span Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Clinch River (Melton Hill Lake) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Open to traffic

Old L&N Interstate 24 Overpass (Grundy County, Tennessee)
Bridge over Interstate 24 on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Intact but closed to all traffic

Park City Railroad Tunnel (Barren County, Kentucky)
Shortest Railroad Tunnel on the L&N Railroad
Tunnel Under US 31W on CSX Railroad Near Parkcity Kentucky
Open to traffic

Purple People Bridge (Hamilton County, Ohio)
First built 1872 as a Whipple through truss bridge; reconstructed 1897; railroad service discontinued 1987; closed to road traffic 2001; rehabilitated and reopened to pedestrians 2003
Five-span through truss bridge over the Ohio River formerly carrying the Louisville & Nashville Railroad) and US 27 between Cincinnati and Newport
Open to pedestrian traffic only

Randolph Street Bridge (Hamilton County, Illinois)
Concrete deck girder bridge over IL 14 (W. Randolph Street) on L&N Railroad


Richard Martin Trail - Sulfur Creek Stone Arch (Limestone County, Alabama)
Tunnel under Richard Martin Trail (Old Railroad Bed) at Sulfur Creek
Open to pedestrians only

RJCC - Eastwood Tunnel (Jefferson County, Kentucky)
Tunnel under Town of Eastwood on L&N Railroad
Open to traffic

RJCM - Cumberland River Swing Bridge (Montgomery County, Tennessee)
Built 1891 by the Pencoyd Bridge & Construction Co.
Swing through truss bridge over Cumberland River at Clarksville
Open to traffic

Ross Creek Bridge (Jefferson County, Alabama)
Built 1860's during the Civil War as a bridge on a railroad supply line.
Stone arch bridge over Ross Creek on Pedestrian Path in Hoover
Open to pedestrians

Tennessee Southern Railroad Elk River Bridge (Giles County, Tennessee)
Through truss bridge over Elk River on Tennessee Southern Railroad in Prospect
Closed to all traffic

TSRR - Butler Creek Bridge (Lauderdale County, Alabama)
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Butler Creek on Tennessee Southern RR (former L&N)
Open to traffic

TSRR - Little Butler Creek Trestle (Lauderdale County, Alabama)
Timber stringer bridge over Little Butler Creek
Open to traffic