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L&N - Livermore Bridge

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Livermore Railroad Bridge

North bank pier

Photo taken by C Hanchey in February 2009

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BH Photo #134479

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Green River on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Location
Livermore, McLean County, Kentucky, and Ohio County, Kentucky
Status
Removed; Pier remains as a lookout point
History
Built 1872. Replaced 1908.
Builder
- Louisville Bridge & Iron Co. of Louisville, Kentucky
Railroads
- Evansville, Owensboro & Nashville Railroad (EO&N)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
- Owensboro & Nashville Railroad (O&N)
- Owensboro & Nashville Railway (O&N)
- Owensboro & Russellville Railroad (O&R)
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Also called
ER&O - Livermore Bridge
O&R - Livermore Bridge
O&N - Livermore Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.48562, -87.13664   (decimal degrees)
37°29'08" N, 87°08'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/487920/4148754 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Livermore
Inventory number
BH 40565 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 5, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 4, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • November 4, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 17, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey
  • February 28, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

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Comments 

Livermore Railroad Bridge
Posted May 18, 2011, by Jeff Wieland (jjwieland [at] gmail [dot] com)

There are a couple of photos of this bridge in the open position, viewed looking down the tracks at the bridge, at http://www.abandonedrails.com/Owensboro_to_Moorman

Livermore Railroad Bridge
Posted September 2, 2010, by walt

I used to jump off of this bridge as a teenager.

What am I going to jump off of now?!!!