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NS Emory River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Shane Passmore in April 2012

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BH Photo #270169

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Emory River on Cincinnati Southern Railway
Location
Morgan County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1962 as part of the tunnel bypass program which replaced tunnels 22, 23 and 24 with new 22 and new 24 and built the Emory River Bridge between the two new tunnels. It was placed in service Nov. 12, 1962.
Railroads
- Cincinnati Southern Railway (CNTP)
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
Cincinnati Southern Emory River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.07845, -84.64558   (decimal degrees)
36°04'42" N, 84°38'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/712006/3995215 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lancing
Inventory number
BH 58655 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1962 (218)
Built during 1960s (2,031)
Cincinnati Southern Railway (28)
Deck girder (5,742)
Girder (10,231)
Morgan County, Tennessee (26)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,916)
Open (39,880)
Owned by railroad (12,415)
Plate girder (7,920)
Railroad (15,411)
Tennessee (1,223)

Update Log 

  • November 12, 2013: New photos from Shane Passmore
  • November 3, 2013: Added by Ed Hollowell

Sources 

  • Ed Hollowell - erhollowell [at] aol [dot] com
  • Shane Passmore - aa5te [dot] kb5ehr [at] gmail [dot] com