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AT&N - Tombigbee River Bridge

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Alabama, Pickens Co., Cochrane Railroad Bridge And Ferry 1.5 Miles N. From Cochrane On Ala. Route 17. Copy Of Photo By Jack Donnell, Columbus, Ms., 1927. West Ferry Landing Ferry Barge, Andcar In Foreground. Alabama, Tennessee & Northern (Later Frisc

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Tombigbee River on Alabama, Tennessee & Northern RR
Location
Pickens County, Alabama
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1908; Collapsed 1973
Railroads
- Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad (AT&N)
- Mobile & Ohio Railroad (M&O)
Design
Warren through truss swing with all verticals
Also called
Cochrane Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.08027, -88.23663   (decimal degrees)
33°04'49" N, 88°14'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/384580/3660865 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aliceville South
Inventory number
BH 57030 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 13, 2017: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 26, 2015: Updated by Dave King: Added approach design & category "HAER documented"
  • July 11, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Tombigbee River", "Alabama, Tennessee & Northern Railroad", "Railroad"
  • July 8, 2013: Added by Ben Tate

Sources 

  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER AL-7 - Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Cochrane, Pickens County, AL
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler