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CSX - Mobile River Bridge (Old)

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CSX - Tensaw River Bridge

Alabama

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #285253

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Mobile River on CSX Railroad
Location
Baldwin County, Alabama, and Mobile County, Alabama
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1927, Replaced 2013
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
Design
Through truss swing
Dimensions
Total length: 1,042.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.83686, -87.94507   (decimal degrees)
30°50'13" N, 87°56'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/409622/3411904 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hurricane
Inventory number
BH 58086 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 25, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 13, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 20, 2013: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "CSX Railroad", "Navigable waterway", "Riveted", "Railroad"

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Flickr - Image
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

CSX Tensaw River Railroad Bridge
Posted September 20, 2013, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Original Bridge was a swing bridge, but it looks like they have installed a vertical lift bridge via google earth. On bing maps you can see the swing bridge.