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CSX - North Fork Holston River Bridge

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Railroad Bridge over the Holston River, North Fork

Three-span Through Polygonal Warren deck truss bridge, built as the second phase of railroad construction by the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railroad, 1908.

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in July 2008

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BH Photo #116580

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Overview
Three-span Warren deck truss bridge over Holston River, North Fork in Kingsport
Location
Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee, and Hawkins County, Tennessee
Status
Open to rail traffic
History
Construction started in 1907 by the South and Western Railroad Co., and finished in 1908 by its successor, the Carolina, Clinchfield and Ohio Railroad Company
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Carolina, Clinchfield & Ohio Railroad (CCO)
- South & Western Railway (S&W)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 497.0 ft.
Deck width: 9.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 22.0 ft.
Also called
Clinchfield - North Fork Holston River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.55885, -82.61556   (decimal degrees)
36°33'32" N, 82°36'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/355422/4047150 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kingsport
Elevation
1247.28 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 36804 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • January 2, 2010: Updated by Calvin Sneed: http://www.csx.com/
  • December 31, 2009: Updated by Calvin Sneed: According to T-DOT Region 1's Resident Bridge Engineer, this is actually a Through Polygonal Warren Truss bridge. I sent him the above picture for clarification.
  • December 13, 2009: Updated by Matthew Ridpath: This is actually a Pratt deck truss
  • August 23, 2009: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • September 15, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • August 24, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • July 30, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • July 29, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • July 8, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • July 6, 2008: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • July 4, 2008: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Matthew Ridpath