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Southern - Etowah River Bridge

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Southern - Etowah River Bridge

Northern column as viewed from Bob Moore Bridge

Photo taken by Jerrell Parker in January 2018

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BH Photo #416270

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Etowah River on Southern Railway
Location
Rome, Floyd County, Georgia
Status
Removed but not replaced; stone supports remain
History
Built 1847
Railroad
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.24636, -85.17343   (decimal degrees)
34°14'47" N, 85°10'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/668202/3790981 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rome South
Inventory number
BH 65770 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,854)
Built 1847 (21)
Built during 1840s (163)
Floyd County, Georgia (12)
Georgia (581)
Lost (22,107)
Railroad (14,303)
Rome, Georgia (5)
Southern Railway (240)
Through truss (13,956)
Truss (31,118)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2018: New photos from Jerrell Parker
  • January 30, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • railga.com - Photo of stone support
  • Jerrell Parker - jerrell [dot] parker [at] gmail [dot] com