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Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail - Sycamore Creek Bridge

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The Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail Bridge is an old railroad bridge preserved as a pedestrian bridge on a hiking trail.

Photo taken by James McCray

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Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Sycamore Creek on Cumberland River Bicentennial Trail (Formerly Tennessee Central Railway), a "Rails to Trails" project in Ashland City, TN.
Location
Ashland City, Cheatham County, Tennessee
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1901 by the American Bridge Co.; converted into a pedestrian trail in 1997
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Rail-to-trail
- Tennessee Central Railway (TC)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 550.0 ft.
Total length: 550.0 ft.
Also called
TC - Sycamore Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.30740, -87.13108   (decimal degrees)
36°18'27" N, 87°07'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/488232/4018052 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cheatham Dam
Inventory number
BH 36459 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2008: Updated by James McCray: updated gps coordinates
  • April 16, 2008: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com