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Tanksley Bridge

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Tanksley Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in July 2009

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BH Photo #142459

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Duck River on former State Route 13
Location
Humphreys County, Tennessee
Status
Abandoned with one span destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1904 by the Nashville Bridge Co.; bypassed by a new bridge in 1980; one span destroyed by flooding May 2010
Builder
- Nashville Bridge Co. of Nashville, Tennessee
Design
Two 160-foot pin-connected Camelback Pennsylvania through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 432.5 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Also called
Duck River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.94402, -87.81923   (decimal degrees)
35°56'38" N, 87°49'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/426112/3978049 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hurricane Mills
Inventory number
BH 42995 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 20, 2010: New Street View added by Cliff Darby
  • May 20, 2010: Scott Monteiro submitted photo showing that one span has been destroyed by flooding
  • July 10, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

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Comments 

Tanksley Bridge
Posted August 25, 2011, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

If you enlarge pic #3 you will see some beautiful portal details...

Would be great if this one could be relocated and restored!