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CSX - Combs Bridge

Street View 


Pratt through truss bridge over Kentucky River on CSX Railroad
Combs, Perry County, Kentucky
Open to traffic
- CSX Railroad (CSX)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (LN)
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.26763, -83.20747   (decimal degrees)
37°16'03" N, 83°12'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
17/304265/4126846 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hazard North
Inventory number
BH 54561 (Bridgehunter.com ID)


CSX Railroad (1,774)
Combs, Kentucky (1)
Have street view (29,338)
Kentucky (1,378)
Kentucky River (45)
Louisville & Nashville Railroad (294)
Open (41,023)
Owned by railroad (13,606)
Perry County, Kentucky (15)
Pratt through truss (6,148)
Pratt truss (10,432)
Railroad (16,559)
Riveted (2,582)
Skewed (5,026)
Through truss (17,377)
Truss (36,155)

Update Log 

  • November 20, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Kentucky River", "CSX Railroad", "Riveted", "Skewed", "Railroad"


  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com


Combs Railroad Bridge
Posted November 20, 2012, by Nathan Holth

Bedstead trusses must have end posts that extend below the bottom chord which this bridge does not. The unusual details you can definitely see on this bridge at the pier point is apparently due to the skew. Hard to see exactly what is going on from just a street view.

Combs Railroad Bridge
Posted November 20, 2012, by J.P. (wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Question on this bridge, if you look at the street view, the span on the left when it gets to the center pier seems to be bedstead on the side closest to the camera while the other side had a normal skewed look.....thoughts on this.