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NS - Pigeon River Bridge

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HoweTruss single span bridge

Pigeon River crossing, Newport

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in August 2008

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BH Photo #122292

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Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Pigeon River on Norfolk Southern Railway in Newport
Location
Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916 by the American Bridge Company
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Rusty, two-span Warren deck truss design, with single pier in river
Dimensions
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.96087, -83.17354   (decimal degrees)
35°57'39" N, 83°10'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/303992/3981791 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newport
Inventory number
BH 37282 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 11, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • November 2, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Added GPS Coordinates
  • December 13, 2009: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: This is actually a Warren deck truss
  • August 24, 2008: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Matthew Ridpath
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com