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Cedar Creek CSX Transportaion Bridge

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Description 

Current bridge is a deck plate girder. Given the distance between the previous piers it is likely the privious bridge here was composed of three trusses.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Cedar Creek on SCLRR
Location
Franklin County, North Carolina
Status
open to traffic
History
Built 1839
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Raleigh & Gaston Railroad
- Seaboard Air Line Railway (SAL)
- Seaboard Coast Line Railroad (SCL)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 528.0 ft.
Also called
SAL - Cedar Creek Bridge
SCL - Cedar Creek Bridge
SBD - Cedar Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.07935, -78.46651   (decimal degrees)
36°04'46" N, 78°27'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/728131/3995721 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 68589 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 15, 2017: Updated by Royce and Bobette Haley: Added categories "Stone piers", "Steel Trestle", "Tall Bridges" Description
  • August 2, 2015: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

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