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Paint Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photos provided courtesy of the USFS and shot in 1991

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BH Photo #246449

Map 

Description 

Damaged in flood August 2001 and replaced in 2004

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Paint Creek on Paint Creek Road
Location
Greene County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1935; rehabilitated 1980
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Span length: 73.1 ft.
Total length: 73.1 ft.
Deck width: 11.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.94533, -82.89820   (decimal degrees)
35°56'43" N, 82°53'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/328791/3979550 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Paint Rock
Inventory number
BH 32535 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 9, 2013: New photos from Martha Carver

Sources 

  • Martha Carver - martha_carver [at] bellsouth [dot] net