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Old Central Holston Bridge

Photos 

Old Abandoned Parker "Camelback" (Pratt) truss bridge

Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in August 2008

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BH Photo #120780

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Camelback and Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork Holston River
Location
Sullivan County, Tennessee
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1903 by the Cope Bridge Company; Closed in 1983
Builder
- The Cope Bridge Co.
Design
Two pin connected through trusses, a 171-foot Camelback and a 99-foot Pratt, and six steel I-beam spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 171.0 ft.
Total length: 379.5 ft.
Deck width: 11.5 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
South Fork Holston River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.51344, -82.14112   (decimal degrees)
36°30'48" N, 82°08'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/397822/4041504 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bristol
Inventory number
BH 37129 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 29, 2018: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • July 28, 2018: New photos from Timothy and Joann Phillips
  • April 7, 2010: Updated by C Hanchey: Added GPS coordinates, bridge builder and construction date
  • September 15, 2008: Updated by Calvin Sneed
  • August 12, 2008: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • August 10, 2008: Added by Calvin Sneed

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Timothy and Joann Phillips