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Spanish Bayou Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Richard Spencer

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BH Photo #254518

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned brick arch bridge over Spanish Bayou on Mississippi Railroad/Old Washington Road
Location
Natchez, Adams County, Mississippi
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1907
Design
Brick arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+31.55669, -91.38169   (decimal degrees)
31°33'24" N, 91°22'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/653598/3492435 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Natchez
Inventory number
BH 56352 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,161)
Adams County, Mississippi (15)
Arch (11,312)
Brick arch (84)
Built 1907 (618)
Built during 1900s (6,469)
Deck arch (10,562)
Have street view (23,766)
Mississippi (663)
Natchez, Mississippi (7)

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2018: Updated by Luke: Corrected info per forum comments
  • July 25, 2014: New Street View added by Luke
  • May 26, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Rail-to-road", "Mississippi Railroad"
  • May 26, 2013: Added by James Baughn based on a tip from Richard Spencer

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Spanish Bayou Bridge
Posted April 14, 2018, by smokye joe frank (smokyejoe [at] hotmail [dot] com)

From the Natchez Democrat, dec. 22, 1907.

"one brick bridge (Spanish bayou) $948.74.

This is the bridge pictured above.

Spanish Bayou Bridge
Posted January 2, 2018, by Smokye joe Frank (smokyejoe [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This is Old Washington Rd bridge. Never rr bridge. original bridge 200 yards up stream. original rr bridge from 1836 to 1844. around 1880+- Little jay line, to Raymond miss and up,

Spanish Bayou Bridge
Posted December 7, 2017, by smokye joe Frank (smokyejoe [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This bridge is the old bridge to Washington, MS. Never a rr brige. Have deed map of 1848 showing two locations. let me know if you are interested in the deed map.