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Coleman Road Bridge


View from the southwest

Photo taken by Brian R. Warren in April 2022


BH Photo #530670


The Mysterious Iron Bridge -Sardis Lake-Mississippi 2017


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Coleman Road Bridge - Panola County, MS

Brian R. Warren

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From a forum comment


Pratt through truss bridge over Wilborn Creek / Sardis Lake on abandoned portion of Coleman Road
Panola County, Mississippi
Derelict and partially inundated by Sardis Lake
6-panel, riveted Pratt through truss
Also called
Wilborn Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.45757, -89.77443   (decimal degrees)
34°27'27" N, 89°46'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/245133/3816384 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83050 (Bridgehunter.com ID)


Abandoned (3,927)
Inundated (90)
Mississippi (703)
Panola County, Mississippi (13)
Pratt through truss (6,056)
Pratt truss (10,297)
Through truss (16,776)
Truss (35,452)

Update Log 

  • May 1, 2022: Updated by Brandon Cooper: Added category "Inundated"
  • April 30, 2022: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added information and changed status as bridge is derelict by not yet lost.
  • April 30, 2022: New video from Brian R. Warren
  • October 6, 2018: New video from Don Morrison


  • Don Morrison
  • Brian R. Warren
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com


Coleman Road Bridge
Posted April 30, 2022, by Brian R. Warren (sanitarian1281[at]yahoo[dot]com)

I visited this site on April 28. The bridge is visible from the western end of Coleman Road. The last mile of the road has some large ruts and may not be passable during periods of heavy rainfall (I traversed the last half-mile on foot), but it's been relatively dry in Mississippi over the last few weeks. What's left of the bridge is leaning on its side and I wasn't able to discern whether any of the deck remains because it's completely submerged. I did shoot a few stills and a couple of videos. I did not attempt to locate the bridge from the eastern side, but the map suggests that it's much harder to see from that side.

Coleman Road Iron Bridge in Sardis Lake
Posted October 6, 2018, by Don Morrison

Thanks for the tip.