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SQVR - Battle Creek Bridge

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Sequatchie Valley RR Battle Creek Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in February 2011

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BH Photo #193483

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Battle Creek on Sequatchie Valley Railroad
Location
Marion County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Builder
- Carnegie Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
Railroads
- Nashville, Chattanooga & St. Louis Railway
- Sequatchie Valley Railroad (1867) (SQVR)
- Sequatchie Valley Railroad (1986) (SQVR)
Design
Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.02838, -85.69265   (decimal degrees)
35°01'42" N, 85°41'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/619260/3876971 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
South Pittsburg
Inventory number
BH 48100 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 30, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added info
  • March 13, 2011: New photos from Calvin Sneed
  • February 11, 2011: Added by C Hanchey

Sources 

  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

Battle Creek Bridge
Posted February 11, 2011, by Anthony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Pretty light for a RR span.