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Salacoa Creek Bridge--Collins Place


Photo taken by Frank Mills in January 2009


BH Photo #132558



Abandoned pony truss bridge over Salacoa Creek on private property
Cherokee County, Georgia
Abandoned, damaged
unknown, closed when tree fell on it.
- Leamon and Evans of Atlanta, Georgia
pony truss bridge for single lane of traffic, wooden flooring. Deck is 11'8" above the water at normal water level.
Span length: 61.8 ft.
Total length: 61.8 ft.
Deck width: 11.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.38783, -84.64154   (decimal degrees)
34°23'16" N, 84°38'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/716826/3807680 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Land survey
34.23.269N; 84.38.489W
840 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 38689 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2010: Updated by Eddie Douthitt: Edited to show map
  • February 22, 2009: Updated by Frank Mills: Corrections supplying measured distances for previous estimates
  • January 26, 2009: Updated by Frank Mills: added USGS quad and long. and lat.
  • January 25, 2009: Added by Frank Mills


  • Frank Mills - mills241 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Eddie Douthitt - dalton1861 [at] yahoo [dot] com


Salacoa Creek Bridge--Collins Place
Posted July 30, 2011, by Frank Mills (mills241 [at] comcast [dot] net)

Sorry the previous writer did not get to see the bridge. I walked up to property owner's door and asked him if he minded if I shot. He did not. I THINK you could ask and he would not mind. He has a big dog, but no problem.

Salacoa Creek Bridge--Collins Place
Posted December 20, 2010, by Eddie Douthitt (eddied62 [at] windstream [dot] net)

If you can, will you tell me exactly on the map where this bridge is or give me the coordinates to it. The area that's pinpointed is wrong I'm relatively sure. Thanks in advance.

Salacoa Creek Bridge--Collins Place
Posted December 19, 2010, by k. morgan (wingedteacher [at] aol [dot] com)

I live near this area, and recently drove to this deadend road in hopes of photographing this bridge. As I approached it, I saw that the people who own the last house on the left just before the bridge, had "No Trespassing' signs posted way before it and also orange cones across the road, and I could not gain access to the bridge. In fact, I could not even see it because the barricade was not immediately at the bridge. I was very disappointed, but since I live nearby, I also know how many folks congregate under these old bridges late at night and trash them.

Thanks for your pictures.