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Mize Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in October 2010

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BH Photo #184012

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Tallapoosa River on old alignment of Poplar Springs Road
Location
Haralson County, Georgia
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1897, abandoned in 1982 when new bridge just to the south was built
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 157.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.81361, -85.27553   (decimal degrees)
33°48'49" N, 85°16'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/659607/3742826 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tallapoosa North
Inventory number
BH 45508 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Name
  • October 30, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Added information and pictures
  • June 16, 2010: Added by Eddie Douthitt

Sources 

  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER - Listing of bridge