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L&N - Ford Bridge (1883)

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Courtesy of the Fort Boonesborough State Park Facebook Page; Used under Fair Use as an educational resource

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BH Photo #495543

Facts 

Overview
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over Kentucky River on Louisville & Nashville Railroad
Location
Ford, Clark County, Kentucky
Status
Replaced by a new bridge and relocated to Ravenna, Kentucky as a pedestrian yard overpass
History
Built 1883; Replaced 1907
Railroads
- Kentucky Central Railway
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (LN)
Design
Whipple through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.87911, -84.26504   (decimal degrees)
37°52'45" N, 84°15'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/740538/4195928 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92743 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2021: New photo from Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke