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L&N - Henderson Bridge

Photo 

Remaining pier

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #215601

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Ohio River on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Location
Henderson, Henderson County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1885; replaced by the current railroad bridge just to the south
Builder
- Albert Fink of Lauterbach, Hesse, Germany
Railroad
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 521.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.84591, -87.59526   (decimal degrees)
37°50'45" N, 87°35'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447628/4188885 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Henderson
Inventory number
BH 49751 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2011: New photo from James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com