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Maloney Circle Bridge

Photos 

East Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in October 2007

BH Photo #133784

Map 

Description 

Although never incorporated as part of the tour road system in Vicksburg National Military Park, the bridge at Maloney Circle provides pedestrian access to historical markers and tablets commemorating persons and evens associated with Battery Maloney.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Arch bridge over Illinois Central RR on Maloney Circle in Vicksburg
Location
Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1908
Builder
- William T. Young Bridge Co. of Nashville, Tennessee
Railroad
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
Design
Arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.34129, -90.85003   (decimal degrees)
32°20'29" N, 90°51'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/702340/3580297 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vicksburg East
Inventory numbers
FHWA Structure No. 5600-015T
BH 39078 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2015: HAER photos posted by Dave King
  • February 21, 2012: New photos from Ben Tate
  • February 19, 2009: New photos from David Backlin
  • February 3, 2009: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER MS-14-B - Vicksburg National Military Park Roads & Bridges, Maloney Circle Bridge, Spanning Illinois Central Gulf Railroad, Vicksburg, Warren County, MS

Comments 

Maloney Circle Bridge
Posted February 25, 2016, by Glyn Robinson (contactbluebird [at] hotmail [dot] com)

too bad it's not maintained

Maloney Circle Bridge
Posted June 15, 2014, by Bobby (jrobertallen [at] bellsouth [dot] ney)

Maloney Circle Bridge, circa 1910

Maloney Circle Bridge
Posted March 28, 2012, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

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