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FIMX - Crab Orchard Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Shane Passmore in January 2014

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BH Photo #272308

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Street View 

Description 

Old bridge/trestle on the old Tennessee Central Line from Crab Orchard to Rockwood, TN. Still in use by Lhoist/Franklin Industrial Minerals. This bridge doesn't cross a creek, only a small old dirt road that routinely gets flooded.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge on Lhoist/Franklin Industrial Minerals rail
Location
Crab Orchard, Cumberland County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Franklin Industrial Minerals Railroad (FIMX)
- Harriman & Northeastern Railroad (HNE)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Tennessee Central Railway (TC)
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.90719, -84.87399   (decimal degrees)
35°54'26" N, 84°52'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/691849/3975742 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ozone
Inventory number
BH 59124 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2014: New Street View added by Shane Passmore
  • January 1, 2014: Added by Shane Passmore

Sources 

  • Shane Passmore - aa5te [dot] kb5ehr [at] gmail [dot] com