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NERR - Mill Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Mill Creek on Nashville and Eastern Railroad
Location
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Nashville & Eastern Railroad (NERR)
Design
Warren through truss with sub-panels
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.16767, -86.70871   (decimal degrees)
36°10'04" N, 86°42'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/526197/4002585 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nashville East
Inventory number
BH 54226 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Riveted", "Nashville and Eastern Railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

NERR - Mill Creek Bridge
Posted April 2, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Well, depending on who you ask, this is either a sub-divided Warren truss, or a Baltimore truss. There has been a comment or fifty about this distinction on the forum over the years. Thanks for uploading the photo.

NERR - Mill Creek Bridge
Posted April 2, 2017, by D. W. Adams (weetbixmarmite [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Here's a picture containing this bridge taken from the deck of the General Jackson showboat. I hope this helps identify the truss type.

Mill Creek Railroad Bridge
Posted October 31, 2012, by Luke Harden (lmharden [at] iastate [dot] edu)

Looks like a sub-paneled Warren)

Mill Creek Railroad Bridge
Posted October 31, 2012, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I'm not sure of the design of this one. Here is a good view in bing images. http://binged.it/W806X2