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GFRR - Altamaha River Bridge

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Altahama River Railroad Bridge

Georgia

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #269054

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Facts 

Overview
Lost warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Altamaha River on Georgia & Florida Railroad
Location
Jeff Davis County, Georgia, and Montgomery County, Georgia
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1909 by the American Bridge Co. abandoned replaced with fixed truss span
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Scherzer Rolling Lift Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Georgia & Florida Railway (GFRR)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 154.0 ft.
Total length: 3,688.0 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.95883, -82.52683   (decimal degrees)
31°57'32" N, 82°31'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/355710/3536889 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hazlehurst North
Inventory number
BH 58481 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 23, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 23, 2015: New Street View added by Luke
  • October 23, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 20, 2013: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Navigable waterway"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • RailGA - Imagery + Info