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Blue Heron Bridge

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Overview of Blue Heron with Bridge

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BH Photo #214361

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Cantilevered Deck truss bridge over Big South Fork on Pedestrian Path (use to carry coal cars)
Location
McCreary County, Kentucky
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1930's to carry coal cars, restrored 1960's for pedestrian use.
Railroads
- Rail-to-trail
- Stearns Coal & Lumber Co.
Design
Cantilevered Deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 244.0 ft.
Total length: 676.0 ft.
Deck width: 7.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.67025, -84.54886   (decimal degrees)
36°40'13" N, 84°32'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/719050/4061092 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Barthell
Inventory number
BH 49688 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2016: New photo from Gene Smania
  • July 9, 2014: New photos from Andrew Raker
  • November 1, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • November 1, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • September 20, 2011: Added by J.P.

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