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Wallace Thompson Road Bridge

Photos 

Wallace Thompson Road Bridge in Northern Marshall County

Picture Fading: From east bank, looking west, crossing Big Rock Creek

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in 1973

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BH Photo #119140

Map 

Picture History 

Written by Calvin Sneed

These pictures were taken in the spring of 1974.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Big Rock Creek on Wallace Thompson Road in Northern Marshall County
Location
Marshall County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1902 by the Champion Bridge Company, Wilmington, Ohio
Builder
- Champion Bridge Co. of Wilmington, Ohio
Design
Pratt single-span through truss, with wooden plank deck
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.50467, -86.76754   (decimal degrees)
35°30'17" N, 86°46'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/521080/3929036 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Verona
Inventory number
BH 36995 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1902 (476)
Built during 1900s (6,739)
Champion Bridge Co. (91)
Have street view (25,175)
Lost (21,661)
Marshall County, Tennessee (10)
Owned by county (19,895)
Pratt through truss (4,932)
Pratt truss (8,623)
Replaced by new bridge (14,359)
Tennessee (1,174)
Through truss (13,903)
Truss (31,037)

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • July 31, 2008: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • July 30, 2008: Essay added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com