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CSX - Middle Fork Forked Deer River Bridge

Photo 

View from Highway US79

Photo taken March 2013

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BH Photo #250409

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Middle Fork Forked Deer River on CSX Railroad
Location
Crockett County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 117.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.81138, -88.93884   (decimal degrees)
35°48'41" N, 88°56'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/324831/3964762 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Humboldt
Inventory number
BH 53102 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

CSX Railroad (1,373)
Crockett County, Tennessee (3)
Have street view (25,442)
Open (38,198)
Owned by railroad (11,112)
Pony truss (15,718)
Pratt pony truss (3,491)
Pratt truss (8,768)
Railroad (14,380)
Riveted (2,053)
Tennessee (1,176)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,997)
Truss (31,263)

Update Log 

  • March 15, 2013: New photo from Martha Carver
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "CSX Railroad", "Riveted", "Railroad", "Railroad truss", "Railroad bridge"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Martha Carver - martha_carver [at] bellsouth [dot] net
  • Luke

Comments 

Middle Fork Forked Deer River Bridge
Posted April 23, 2014, by Zachary S

Remarkably light-looking construction for an active railroad bridge. Not common to find pony trusses of this size on modern lines.

Middle Fork Forked Deer River Bridge
Posted August 9, 2012, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

There is a good view of this bridge in birds eye. I'm not sure of the design, some help would be awesome. Thanks.