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Humpback Bridge

Photos 

Deck view looking south. Photo taken January 11, 2005.

Photo taken by James Legg

BH Photo #156903

Map 

Description 

This bridge was a very rough bridge with plywood patching holes. It had a 4 ton weight limit and was a very dangerous bridge. The "humpback" named referred to the fact the bridge originally had a humped design, which was later modified.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Norfolk Southern Railroad on Old Harris Road
Location
Paulding County, Georgia
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 19??
Design
Wooden stringer span.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.90607, -84.80866   (decimal degrees)
33°54'22" N, 84°48'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/702606/3753902 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dallas
Inventory number
BH 44307 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,154)
Georgia (564)
Lost (19,923)
Lost 2006 (304)
Lost during 2000s (3,796)
Owned by county (19,087)
Paulding County, Georgia (6)
Replaced by new bridge (13,196)
Timber stringer (3,463)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2010: Added by James Legg

Sources 

  • JT Legg - talmo346 [at] hotmail [dot] com