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ET&G - Loudon Bridge

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ET&G - Loudon Bridge

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt in July 2018

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BH Photo #433373

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Tennessee River on East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad
Location
Loudon, Loudon County, Tennessee
Status
Arsoned by retreating Confederates September 1st, 1863
History
Built ca 1850; Arson planned, but never attemped due to being well-guarded November 8th, 1861; Burned by retreating Confederates September 1st, 1863
Railroad
- East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad (ET&G)
Design
Howe through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 1,700.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.74681, -84.33163   (decimal degrees)
35°44'49" N, 84°19'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/741288/3959150 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Loudon
Inventory number
BH 69275 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2018: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • September 20, 2015: Added by Luke

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