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Sulfur Fork Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #113712

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Sulfur Fork on an old alignment of the Old Clarksville-Springfield Rd. in Port Royal State Park
Location
Montgomery County, Tennessee, and Robertson County, Tennessee
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1890 by the Converse Bridge Company
Builder
- Converse Bridge Co. of Chattanooga, Tennessee
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 114.0 ft.
Total length: 231.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.5 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.55415, -87.14040   (decimal degrees)
36°33'15" N, 87°08'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/487435/4045423 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sango
Inventory number
BH 36461 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 4, 2009: Updated by C Hanchey: Added dimensions
  • September 27, 2008: New photos from James McCray
  • July 13, 2008: Updated by James McCray
  • April 16, 2008: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • HAER TN-27 - Sulphur Fork Creek Bridge, Spanning Sulfur Fork Creek on Spring Road, Port Royal, Montgomery County, TN
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Sulfur Fork Bridge-2017 solar eclipse
Posted January 2, 2017, by Echo Anderson (Echo Anderson [at] Historic bridges [dot] org)

We'll be able to see the eclipse from this one!