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MDS - Okatibbee Creek Bridge

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M&O Railroad Okatibbee Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in April 2011

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BH Photo #197527

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Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Okatibbee Creek on the Meridian Southern Railway (formerly Mobile and Ohio RR)
Location
Clarke County, Mississippi
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1924 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Meridian Southern Railway (MDS)
- Mobile & Ohio Railroad (M&O)
Design
Warren through truss
Also called
GM&O - Okatibbee Creek Bridge
M&O - Okatibbee Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.20383, -88.78888   (decimal degrees)
32°12'14" N, 88°47'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/331393/3564432 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stonewall
Inventory number
BH 48630 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2011: Added by C Hanchey

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Mobile and Ohio Railroad Okatibbee Creek Bridge
Posted August 13, 2011, by Chris (chrismcfishing [at] gmail [dot] com)

Thats on my land, it is a great place to relax before you get to the rapids downs below. My dad grew up on that place and has told me many stories, there is also two state built bridges in the same mile of river, great past times around here.GOOD FISHING TOO