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Tennessee Central Railway Bridge

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt July 2008

BH Photo #276494

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Cumberland River
Location
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Central of Tennessee Railway & Navigation Co. (CTRN)
- Tennessee Central Railway (TC)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with sub-panels
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 296.0 ft.
Total length: 1,888.0 ft.
Also called
Tennessee Central - Cumberland River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.18283, -86.83175   (decimal degrees)
36°10'58" N, 86°49'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/515129/4004240 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nashville West
Inventory number
BH 54224 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 5, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 1, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • October 31, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "railroad", "Navigable waterway"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

CTRN - Cumberland River Bridge
Posted July 22, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Pure speculation, but ca. 1900-1910 would seem reasonable based on overall appearance.

CTRN - Cumberland River Bridge
Posted July 22, 2016, by daniel medlin (runtmed [at] hotmail [dot] com)

WHAT YEAR WAS THIS ONE BUILT

CTRN - Cumberland River Bridge
Posted September 23, 2014, by Sherman Cahal (shermancahal [at] gmail [dot] com)

Line is still very much active. Has customers much further west. Rails were shiny on my last visit this month.

Central Tennessee Railway Bridge
Posted October 31, 2012, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Bridge has been put up on the chopping block as a possible hazard by Corps.