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NS - Old Baltimore Road Trestle

Photos 

Most trestles of this design on modern lines are made of steel bents that only appear to be wooden based on their arrangement, but this old bridge is indeed wooden.

Photo taken by Zachary S in May 2014

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #284760

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Small wooden frame trestle crossing Old Baltimore Road.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Old Baltimore Road on NS Railroad
Location
Parrish, Walker County, Alabama
Status
Open to traffic on lightly used branch of NS
Railroad
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
Design
Appears to be a small wooden frame trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.72378, -87.27179   (decimal degrees)
33°43'26" N, 87°16'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/474819/3731563 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Parrish
Inventory number
BH 59070 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alabama (957)
Beam (15,116)
Have street view (26,251)
Norfolk Southern Railway (1,785)
Open (39,221)
Owned by railroad (11,976)
Parrish, Alabama (2)
Railroad (15,094)
Timber stringer (3,887)
Walker County, Alabama (51)

Update Log 

  • June 4, 2014: New photos from Zachary S
  • December 26, 2013: Added by Zachary S

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