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Y&MV - Yazoo River Bridge

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Y&MV - Yazoo River Bridge

Yazoo City MS

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #288463

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Yazoo River on Yazoo & Mississippi Valley RR
Location
Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1904
Railroads
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Yazoo & Mississippi Valley Railroad (Y&MV)
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.84994, -90.44121   (decimal degrees)
32°50'60" N, 90°26'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/739467/3637553 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Yazoo City
Inventory number
BH 61713 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 14, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Comments 

Y&MV - Yazoo River Bridge
Posted February 21, 2015, by Luke

I think Doug's drawing is based off of the photograph you've posted, Nathan.

I found another photograph of a railroad bridge allegedly at Yazoo City: http://www.mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/series/co...

Y&MV - Yazoo River Bridge
Posted December 4, 2014, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Any photos of this bridge? Somewhere in Yazoo City there was a Phoenix column swing bridge. Not sure if this was it. Here is a photo of the mystery Phoenix:

http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives/series/1927fl...