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Emory River Lumber Company RR Bridge

Photos 

Looking south

Photo taken by Shane Passmore in April 2017

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BH Photo #385770

Map 

Description 

Only the abutments remain. Constructed by the Emory River Lumber Company sometime in or around 1918; acquired by the Emory River Railroad in 1943, last used in 1954, officially abandoned and scrapped in 1958.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Rock Creek on Abandoned, formerly Emory River RR
Location
Morgan County, Tennessee
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Carried lumber and coal traffic from Gobey and Mahan, TN to interchange with Southern RR at Lancing, TN
Builder
- Emory River Lumber Co.
Dimensions
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.12790, -84.61803   (decimal degrees)
36°07'40" N, 84°37'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/714352/4000762 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Gobey
Elevation
1040 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 76451 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 8, 2017: Added by Shane Passmore

Sources 

  • Shane Passmore - aa5te [dot] kb5ehr [at] gmail [dot] com