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Old US45 Tombigbee River Bridge

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Old US 45 Tombigbee River

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Photo taken by Douglas Butler in October 2014

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BH Photo #301851

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Post through truss bridge over Tombigbee River on Old Road old US Highway 45
Location
Aberdeen, Monroe County, Mississippi
Status
No longer exists
Design
Post through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.82041, -88.51825   (decimal degrees)
33°49'13" N, 88°31'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/359492/3743279 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aberdeen
Inventory number
BH 63670 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Aberdeen, Mississippi (7)
HAER documented (1,103)
Lost (22,457)
Mississippi (677)
Monroe County, Mississippi (15)
Movable (2,861)
Owned by state (15,221)
Post truss (41)
Swing (1,374)
Through truss (14,109)
Tombigbee River (13)
Truss (31,314)
US 45 (21)

Update Log 

  • October 17, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added HAER image
  • October 16, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • October 15, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • HAER MS-11 - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, MS
  • Luke

Comments 

Old US 45 Tombigbee River Bridge
Posted October 18, 2014, by Anonymous

Douglas has drawn a Warren truss whereas, to me, it looks like a Post truss.

Old US 45 Tombigbee River Bridge
Posted October 18, 2014, by Anonymous

Douglas' ' drawing is just a mirrored version of the HAER photograph.

Old US 45 Tombigbee River Bridge
Posted October 18, 2014, by Anonymous

Looked again, truss pattern still doesn't match.

Old US 45 Tombigbee River Bridge
Posted October 17, 2014, by Anonymous

Look again...

Old US 45 Tombigbee River Bridge
Posted October 17, 2014, by Anonymous

Douglas' drawing does not match the picture.