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CSX - Banklick Trestle

Photos 

Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in November 2008

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BH Photo #127462

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Steel trestle bridge over Banklick Creek on CSX Transportation in Independence
Location
Independence, Kenton County, Kentucky
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (L&N; LN)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97462, -84.55050   (decimal degrees)
38°58'29" N, 84°33'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/712195/4316814 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Elevation
600 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 38066 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 11, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added status
  • January 4, 2012: New Street View added by James Baughn
  • February 16, 2010: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Added GPS coordinates.
  • November 12, 2008: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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Comments 

CSX - Banklick Trestle
Posted January 24, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks,Geoff.That answers that question.It was driving me nuts looking for the tunnels.

CSX - Banklick Trestle
Posted January 24, 2020, by Geoff Hubbs (geoffrey [dot] hubbs [at] att [dot] net)

George- The 1955 USGS map shows 2 tunnels south of the bridge, but they are gone in the 1969 revision.

CSX - Banklick Trestle
Posted January 23, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

In picture #2 I see a tunnel but don't see it on the map when I looked for it.I didn't see it listed on the county listing for bridges and tunnels.Was it removed?