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PAL - Massac Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by J.P.

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BH Photo #239443

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Massac Creek on the Paducah and Louisville Railroad
Location
McCracken County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906
Railroads
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Paducah & Louisville Railway (PAL)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 235.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.08311, -88.73010   (decimal degrees)
37°04'59" N, 88°43'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/346223/4105492 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paducah West
Inventory number
BH 53362 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added build date from IC track profile
  • July 4, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • October 16, 2012: New photos from James McCray
  • September 15, 2012: New photos from J.P.
  • August 30, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added category "Railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com