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Old Kings Ferry Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #137540

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Ogeechee River on US 17, GA 25
Location
Chatham County, Georgia, and Bryan County, Georgia
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Lost Warren Pony Truss Swing Bridge over Ogeechee River near Georgetown
Design
Warren pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.97827, -81.28952   (decimal degrees)
31°58'42" N, 81°17'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/472646/3538063 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Richmond Hill
Inventory number
BH 42374 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bryan County, Georgia (3)
Built 1926 (698)
Built during 1920s (9,261)
Chatham County, Georgia (23)
Georgia (573)
Lost (20,718)
Movable (2,795)
Owned by state (14,601)
Pony truss (15,405)
Replaced by new bridge (13,581)
Swing (1,337)
Truss (30,520)
Warren pony truss (3,008)
Warren truss (6,002)

Update Log 

  • February 16, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Updated coordinates
  • April 19, 2009: Added by Kim Harvey

Sources 

  • Kim Harvey
  • HAER GA-74 - Old Kings Ferry Bridge
  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler