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Elkhorn East End (Old SR 80) Russell Fork Bridge

Photos 

Elkhorn City Russell Fork Bridge 2

Photo taken by C Hanchey in June 2010

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BH Photo #168319

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned camelback through truss bridge over Russell Fork Big Sandy River on former KY 80
Location
Elkhorn City, Pike County, Kentucky
Status
Abandoned
History
Built in 1912
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
One Camelback through truss span, one Pratt through truss span and one Pratt pony truss span
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.30406, -82.34279   (decimal degrees)
37°18'15" N, 82°20'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/380998/4129449 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elkhorn City
Inventory number
BH 45546 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 8, 2020: Updated by Calvin Sneed: Visited this bridge; two Pratt through trusses instead of one.
  • May 27, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • June 24, 2010: Added by C Hanchey

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