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CSX - Spottsville Swing Bridge

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View from highway 60 bridge

Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Through truss swing bridge over Green River on CSX Railroad (formerly L&N Railroad)
Location
Henderson County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Originally built 1888 by the Keystone Bridge Co.; reconstructed in 1926
Builder
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Main span: Through truss swing span
Approaches: Two Warren through trusses, one on each end
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.86891, -87.41164   (decimal degrees)
37°52'08" N, 87°24'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/463795/4191350 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spottsville
Inventory number
BH 49750 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1926 (645)
Built during 1920s (8,702)
CSX Railroad (1,244)
Green River (Kentucky) (16)
Have street view (21,731)
Henderson County, Kentucky (22)
Kentucky (1,070)
Keystone Bridge Co. (51)
Movable (2,692)
Navigable waterway (1,997)
Open (36,248)
Owned by railroad (9,698)
Railroad (12,982)
Swing (1,241)
Through truss (12,830)
Truss (29,324)
Warren through truss (1,434)
Warren truss (5,715)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2017: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • October 28, 2014: New photos from Ed Hollowell
  • May 17, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 1, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • November 15, 2011: Updated by J.P.: added bridge design
  • October 1, 2011: New photo from James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net

Comments 

Spottsville Railroad Bridge
Posted July 10, 2013, by Anonymous

A Spottsville Railroad Bridge is also a technical drawing shown.