Rating:
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Confederate Avenue Steel Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #151272

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost arch-truss bridge within Vicksburg National Military Park on Confederate Avenue over Jackson Road and South Fork Glass Bayou in Vicksburg
Location
Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi
Status
Removed after 1997, but brick abutments remain
History
Built 1903 by the Penn Bridge Co.
Builder
- Penn Bridge Co. of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
Design
Steel arch
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 16, 2002
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.36147, -90.84615   (decimal degrees)
32°21'41" N, 90°50'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/702660/3582542 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vicksburg East
Inventory numbers
NRHP 88002483 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 22943 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,272)
Built 1903 (477)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Deck arch (10,509)
HAER documented (1,099)
Lost (18,942)
Lost 1997 (374)
Lost during 1990s (3,716)
Mississippi (677)
NR-listed (2,841)
Penn Bridge Co. (58)
Steel arch (343)
Vicksburg, Mississippi (23)
Warren County, Mississippi (38)

Update Log 

  • August 1, 2013: New photo from M. D. Caillet
  • December 31, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • February 24, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added NRHP record number

Sources 

  • HAER MS-12 - Steel Bridge, Spanning Jackson Road at Confederate Avenue
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Confederate Avenue Steel Bridge
Posted September 7, 2007, by JO (bludolphinsupply [at] gmail [dot] com)

I like this bridge!!!! it reminds me of my daily walks across our 450ft pratt truss arch bridge[similar to this one]! nice work guys!!!!