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NS - Ocmulgee River Bridge

Photos 

Ocmulgee River Swing Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in January 2012

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BH Photo #223463

Map 

Street View 

Videos 

Trestle & Swing Bridge - Video

G3River

Play video on YouTube

Old Train Bridge - Lumber City, GA

Tim Massey

Play video on YouTube

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Ocmulgee River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Lumber City, Telfair County, Georgia, and Jeff Davis County, Georgia
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1928 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 2,800.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.91951, -82.67499   (decimal degrees)
31°55'10" N, 82°40'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/341639/3532738 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lumber City
Inventory number
BH 50988 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2018: New video from Geoffrey Moreland
  • September 11, 2015: Photo imported by Dave King
  • September 13, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • August 20, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Navigable waterway", "Railroad"
  • January 21, 2012: Updated by C Hanchey: Added year built from the date plate on bridge
  • January 17, 2012: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Geoffrey Moreland