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IC - Yazoo River Bridge

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yazoo river swing railroad bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in May 2010

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BH Photo #165738

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Yazoo River on Illinois Central Railroad
Location
Redwood, Warren County, Mississippi
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1944 by the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad to replace a 1905 drawbridge
Railroads
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC)
- Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad (Y&MV)
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 288.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.48748, -90.81694   (decimal degrees)
32°29'15" N, 90°49'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/705124/3596571 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Redwood
Inventory number
BH 45281 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 17, 2017: New photos from Paul Clarke
  • September 28, 2015: New photos from Ben Tate
  • August 26, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 17, 2010: Added by C Hanchey

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Comments 

IC - Yazoo River Bridge
Posted February 26, 2016, by Glyn Robinson (contactbluebird [at] hotmail [dot] com)

i'm surprised this hasn't been demolished.