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CSX - Cumberland River Bridge

Photos 

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Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in November 2013

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BH Photo #271324

Map 

Facts 

Overview
3-span, Warren through truss bridge over Cumberland River on CSX Railroad
Location
Keith, Harlan County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925 by Fort Pitt Bridge Works
Builder
- Fort Pitt Bridge Works of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 170.0 ft.
Total length: 412.0 ft.
Skew angle
45 degrees
Also called
Keith Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.85095, -83.36839   (decimal degrees)
36°51'03" N, 83°22'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/288842/4080955 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harlan
Elevation
1168 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 53333 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 1, 2013: Updated by Calvin Sneed: Added photos, updated manufacturer & year
  • August 29, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "CSX Railroad", "Cumberland River", "Skewed", "Curved", "Railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com