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Murmur Trestle

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Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in December 2010

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Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Creek on former CSX Transportation trackage
Location
Clarke County, Georgia
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1883, abandoned 1984. This trestle is featured on the back sleeve of the R.E.M. album "Murmur"
Design
Timber stringer
Also called
Georgia Railroad Trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.95470, -83.36464   (decimal degrees)
33°57'17" N, 83°21'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/281491/3759652 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Athens East
Inventory number
BH 47212 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • December 3, 2010: Added by Eddie Douthitt

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