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14th Street Bridge (1901)

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14th Street Bridge (Old)

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #485190

Description 

Plaques appear to indicate Oregonia Bridge Company as the fabricator.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Chattahoochee River on 14th Street
Location
Phenix City, Muscogee County, Georgia, and Russell County, Alabama
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1902; Replaced 1922
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Oregonia Bridge Co. of Lebanon, Ohio (Possibly sublet as fabricator)
Railroad
- Interurban
Design
(5)7-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.47250, -84.99623   (decimal degrees)
32°28'21" N, 84°59'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/688306/3594579 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91143 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2022: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "7-panel truss", "Pin-connected", "Lattice Railing", "Interurban", "Finials", "Cresting"
  • December 9, 2021: New photo from Dave King
  • November 23, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 23, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • November 5, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added dates from HAER doc the on the replacement bridge, which still stands
  • November 5, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type and possible fabricator.
  • November 5, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com