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Little Sandy River Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Little Sandy River on Ek Road/a former railroad alignment
Location
Grayson, Carter County, Kentucky
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroads
- Eastern Kentucky Railroad (EK)
- Rail-to-road
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.32251, -82.95086   (decimal degrees)
38°19'21" N, 82°57'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/329465/4243399 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grayson
Inventory number
BH 71015 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,049)
Carter County, Kentucky (23)
Eastern Kentucky Railroad (5)
Girder (8,165)
Grayson, Kentucky (3)
Kentucky (1,135)
Plate girder (6,268)
Pratt through truss (4,624)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Rail-to-road (281)
Railroad (13,216)
Through girder (3,025)
Through truss (12,948)
Truss (29,543)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2016: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added bridge type 'pratt'
  • February 14, 2016: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Little Sandy River Bridge
Posted May 17, 2017, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Geeze... I've never seen so many converted RR spans in one county!