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IC - Big Black River Bridge

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Y&MVRR - Big Black River Bridge

Mississippi

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #287911

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost deck girder bascule bridge over Big Black River on Illinois Central RR former Yazoo & Mississippi Valley RR
Location
Allen Station, Warren County, Mississippi
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1917
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad (Y&MV)
Design
Deck girder w truss bascule
Also called
Y&MV - Big Black River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.09091, -90.95922   (decimal degrees)
32°05'27" N, 90°57'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/692590/3552335 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 61655 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2016: Updated by James Baughn: Moved pin to a more likely location
  • August 5, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • July 10, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com