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Hatfield Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in July 2010

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BH Photo #169866

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Description 

In addition to the Pratt through truss, bridge also contains three steel I-beam approach spans, with steel encased concrete tubular piers, concrete abutments and standard lattice railings. Top chords and end posts are channels with battens. Botton chords are paired rectilinear eyebars. The verticals are channels with lacing, except the hip verticals, which are the paired rectilinear eyebars.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Sequatchie River
Location
Dunlap, Sequatchie County, Tennessee
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1893, as an alternative to a timber bridge and another iron bridge proposed for this crossing
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Bridge is a seven panel, pin-connected Pratt through truss, one lane wide with a wooden deck (removed)
Dimensions
Total length: 140.0 ft.
Also called
Old Highway 127 Bridge
Old Highway 28 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.33284, -85.39132   (decimal degrees)
35°19'58" N, 85°23'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/646203/3911142 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Daus
Inventory number
BH 45670 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • November 7, 2010: New photos from Eddie Douthitt
  • July 18, 2010: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Eddie Douthitt - eddied1962 [at] charter [dot] net
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com