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CSX - Boiling Fork Stone Arch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in August 2010

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BH Photo #173319

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Spectacular stone arch bridge over Boiling Fork Creek on CSX Railroad
Location
Cowan, Franklin County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1851 as wooden trestle, replaced with stone arch bridge around turn of century
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
- Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway (NC&StL)
Design
Stone arch bridge, with a row of cut stones that follows the line of the arch
Dimensions
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Also called
L&N - Railroad Boiling Fork Arch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.16245, -86.00668   (decimal degrees)
35°09'45" N, 86°00'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/590464/3891509 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winchester
Elevation
968 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45953 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2013: New photos from Ben Tate
  • August 22, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com