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NS - Laurel Branch Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in July 2010

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BH Photo #170846

Map 

Description 

This concrete arch bridge replaced a wooden trestle across Laurel Branch, at the site of the old Oakdale Emory River Bridge, and just down from the historic Oakdale YMCA, located along the railroad

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Laurel Branch on Norfolk Southern Railway
Location
Oakdale, Morgan County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
This new closed spandrel arch bridge, replaced a wood timber structure built by the railroad in the early 1900's
Builder
- Cincinnati Southern Division
Railroads
- Cincinnati, New Orleans, & Texas Pacific Railway (CNO&TP; CNTP)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.98654, -84.55726   (decimal degrees)
35°59'12" N, 84°33'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/720216/3985215 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harriman
Inventory number
BH 45730 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 17, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected railroad
  • July 27, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

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