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Southern - Sandy Run Bridge

Photo 

Sandy Run Bridge

Could have gotten a better picture, but would have required me to trespass.

Photo taken by Michael Miller in April 2014

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BH Photo #281303

Map 

Description 

Abandoned Southern Railway Deck Truss bridge over Sandy Run near the town of Mooresboro.

Facts 

Overview
Fish belly? Warren deck truss bridge over Sandy Run on Southern Railway
Location
Cleveland County, North Carolina
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Railroad
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Warren deck truss with alternating verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.30034, -81.68332   (decimal degrees)
35°18'01" N, 81°40'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/437874/3906564 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boiling Springs North
Inventory number
BH 60592 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2020: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Southern Railway", "Stone Abutments", "7-panel truss", "Railway"
  • April 8, 2014: New photo from Michael Miller
  • April 3, 2014: Added by Michael Miller

Sources 

  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com