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Sugar Hill Bridge

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Sugar Hill Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in July 2009

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BH Photo #142455

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned camelback through truss bridge over Buffalo River on former State Route 47
Location
Perry County, Tennessee
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1906 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.; Bypassed by a new bridge in 1964
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Design
One pinned Camelback through truss and one pinned pony Pratt truss on masonry abutments and piers
Dimensions
Deck width: 14.6 ft.
Also called
Buffalo River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.54508, -87.82531   (decimal degrees)
35°32'42" N, 87°49'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/425191/3933805 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Linden
Inventory number
BH 42994 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2017: New photos from Susan Wyrick
  • November 26, 2014: New photos from Susan Wyrick
  • July 10, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Susan Wyrick