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CSX - Gray's Knob Bridge

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North truss profile

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in December 2013

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BH Photo #271684

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Description 

This bridge is one of two identical bridges built by the Louisville & Nashville Railroad, Harlan Division both at the same time in 1910.

Facts 

Overview
Skewed polygonal Warren through truss, camelback design, with all verticals bridge over Cumberland River, Martin's Fork on CSX Railroad
Location
Harlan County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built by the Louisville & Nashville Railroad, 1910
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (LN)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss, camelback design with all verticals
Dimensions
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Skew angle
20 degrees
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.81459, -83.28795   (decimal degrees)
36°48'53" N, 83°17'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/295918/4076746 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harlan
Elevation
1218 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 58958 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2013: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com