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Dusty Road Bridge

Photo 

DeckgirderKY

Over Hwy 7 at intersection of Cr 1048

Photo taken by Bob Lawrence in November 2011

BH Photo #220476

Map 

Description 

This trestle carries CSX coal trains up to an unnamed tunnel in the Deane DTC.

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Highway 7, Love's Creek on CSX line
Location
Democrat, Letcher County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built unknown
Design
Double deck girder trestle, carries two lines.
Dimensions
Total length: 77.0 ft.
Deck width: 60.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.23294, -82.80201   (decimal degrees)
37°13'59" N, 82°48'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/340147/4122234 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mayking
Inventory number
BH 50295 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Continuous (2,319)
Continuous truss (173)
Deck truss (1,605)
Democrat, Kentucky (1)
Kentucky (1,250)
Letcher County, Kentucky (7)
Open (38,205)
Owned by railroad (11,099)
Railroad (14,361)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,371)
Truss (31,218)
Warren deck truss (577)
Warren truss (6,246)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Corrected GPS
  • November 21, 2011: Added by Bob Lawrence

Sources 

  • Bob Lawrence
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net

Comments 

Dusty Road Bridge
Posted November 26, 2011, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Only one photo but I don't see a warren deck truss.