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Henderson Bridge

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Photo taken by J.P. in December 0000

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Overview
Through truss bridge over the Ohio River on CSX Railroad in Henderson
Location
Henderson, Henderson County, Kentucky, and Vanderburgh County, Indiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932 by the American Bridge Co. , replacing an earlier 1885 bridge
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Five-span polygonal Warren through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 12,123.0 ft. (2.3 mi.)
Also called
Louisville & Nashville Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.84664, -87.59927   (decimal degrees)
37°50'48" N, 87°35'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/447276/4188968 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Henderson
Inventory number
BH 36154 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2011: New photos from James Baughn
  • July 18, 2011: New photos from Ed Hollowell
  • April 9, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
  • November 16, 2009: New photos from J.P.

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Holth
  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com

Comments 

Henderson Bridge
Posted October 27, 2012, by Keith Todd (ktodd [at] vci [dot] net)

Additional history info is at http://www.hendersonkyhistory.com/BridgeBoom.htm