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Main Street Swing Bridge (1877)

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Photo taken by Rufus Ward

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BH Photo #485155

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Facts 

Overview
Post through truss bridge over Tennessee /Tombigbee River on Main Street Island/ Road
Location
Lowndes County, Mississippi
History
Built 1877, Replaced 1928
Builder
- John Pitchlynn
Design
Post through truss
Also called
Island Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.49361, -88.43494   (decimal degrees)
33°29'37" N, 88°26'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/366699/3706932 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91123 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (7,563)
Built 1877 (98)
Built during 1870s (1,109)
John Pitchlynn (1)
Lost 1928 (45)
Lost during 1920s (477)
Lowndes County, Mississippi (17)
Mississippi (692)
Movable (2,969)
Post truss (49)
Swing (1,453)
Through truss (15,058)
Truss (32,778)
Unknown status (1,494)

Update Log 

  • December 9, 2020: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 3, 2020: New photo from Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler