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Browns Bridge

Photo 

Main span as seen from the Murray County side

Courtesy of www.murraycountymuseum.com

View this photo at murraycountymuseum.com

BH Photo #157408

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Conasauga River on Airport Road
Location
Murray County, Georgia, and Whitfield County, Georgia
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1890, replaced 1975
Design
Pratt through truss with steel stringer approach span from the Whitfield County side, you had to curve onto the main span
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.70861, -84.86389   (decimal degrees)
34°42'31" N, 84°51'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/695628/3842806 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Calhoun NE
Inventory number
BH 44362 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,182)
Beam (11,958)
Built 1890 (225)
Built during 1890s (2,459)
Georgia (551)
Lost (18,690)
Lost 1975 (41)
Lost during 1970s (387)
Murray County, Georgia (24)
Owned by county (18,855)
Pratt through truss (4,600)
Pratt truss (8,020)
Replaced by new bridge (12,386)
Steel stringer (4,690)
Through truss (12,899)
Truss (29,448)
Whitfield County, Georgia (32)

Update Log 

  • March 7, 2010: Added by Eddie Douthitt

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