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NS - Powell River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken in October 2010 by Calvin Sneed

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BH Photo #180253

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Powell River on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Claiborne County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Knoxville, Cumberland Gap & Louisville Railroad (KCG&L)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Powell's Valley Railroad (PV)
Design
Warren deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.51151, -83.68437   (decimal degrees)
36°30'41" N, 83°41'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/259610/4044036 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Middlesboro South
Inventory number
BH 46399 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

NS - Powell River Bridge
Posted September 23, 2018, by Sandra Wisecup (sandywisecup [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is so exciting to find photos of this old RR trestle. My Grandmother use to walk across it on her way to and from school. Once while crossing a train came, she dropped through and held on. Other kids followed her example and survived that day.