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Old Railroad Bed Road Bridge

Photos 

View Of Bridge In Setting, Looking South

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #201228

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Cold Water Creek on Old Railroad Bed Road (TN-274)
Location
Lincoln County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1889; rail line abandoned 1929
Builder
- Rockwell, Anderson and Co.
Railroads
- Decatur, Chesapeake, & New Orleans Railroad (DC&NO)
- Louisville & Nashville Railroad (LN)
- Middle Tennessee & Alabama Railway (MT&A)
- Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway (NC&StL)
Design
Two Span Warren Pony Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 101.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.3 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.08361, -86.73278   (decimal degrees)
35°05'01" N, 86°43'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/524359/3882347 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Taft
Average daily traffic (as of 2017)
630
Inventory numbers
TN 52S42820005 (Tennessee bridge number)
BH 48916 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 99.8 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • September 5, 2011: New Street View added by James McCray
  • June 13, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth

Sources 

  • Nathan Holth
  • HAER TN-20 - Coldwater Bridge, Spanning Coldwater Creek on Old Railroad Bed Road, Fayetteville vicinity, Lincoln, TN
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com