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Powder Springs Bridge

Photos 

General View Of Bridge Setting Facing Northeast

Photo taken by George Hornal for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #314518

Map 

Description 

The bridge is a representative example of the Pratt half-hip truss and of the work of the Converse Bridge Company of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Half-hip Pratt pony truss bridge over Flat Creek on Dale Road (Nfa A051)
Location
Grainger County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1909; Replaced 1989
Builder
- Converse Bridge Co. of Chattanooga, Tennessee
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.25290, -83.66913   (decimal degrees)
36°15'10" N, 83°40'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/260181/4015304 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Powder Springs
Inventory number
BH 65687 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER TN-24 - Powder Springs Bridge, Spanning Flat Creek at Dale Road, Powder Springs, Grainger County, TN