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CG - Oostanaula River Swing Bridge (Old)

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Robert Redden Foot Drawbridge

Photo taken by Coosa River Basin Initiative

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #501674

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Description 

This foot drawbridge is a swing bridge formerly was for pedestrian traffic with railroad for the Chattanooga Rome & Columbus Railroad.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss with sub-panels bridge over Oostanaula River on Chattanooga Rome & Columbus Railroad
Location
Rome, Floyd County, Georgia
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1888; replaced in 1905
Builder
- Rome Land Co.
Railroads
- Central of Georgia Railway (CG)
- Chattanooga, Rome & Columbus Railroad (CR&C)
- Chattanooga, Rome & Southern Railroad (CR&S)
Design
Warren through truss with sub-panels
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.25408, -85.17657   (decimal degrees)
34°15'15" N, 85°10'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/667897/3791832 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 93678 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 20, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 19, 2021: Updated by Luke: Fixed name: robert Reden Footbridge is the official name of the modern trail bridge
  • July 19, 2021: New photo from Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke