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Southern - Flint River Bridge

Photo 

What remains of an old railroad overpass that crossed the Flint River.

Photo taken by MaryAlice, used with permission

View this photo at panoramio.com

BH Photo #337621

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Flint River on Railroad
Location
Pike County, Georgia, and Meriwether County, Georgia
Status
Removed but not replaced; Supports remain
History
Built by Georgia Midland and Gulf Railroad in 1886
Railroad
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.99065, -84.52906   (decimal degrees)
32°59'26" N, 84°31'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/730878/3652962 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodbury
Inventory number
BH 69107 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 30, 2018: Updated by Andy Peters: adds Meriwether County Ga., to location; adds county line crossing to categories
  • September 12, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • September 8, 2015: New Street View added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Andy Peters - anpete1971 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Southern - Flint River Bridge
Posted July 14, 2016, by Andrew Durden (steam [at] srmduluth [dot] org)

Ex-Southern Railway M-line, abandoned and scrapped in 1988. Line originally ran from McDonough to Columbus.