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SARX - Poplar Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Calvin Sneed in July 2010

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BH Photo #170399

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Overview
Quadralateral Warren through truss bridge over Poplar Creek at the old K-25 Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Oak Ridge. Resembles a whipple truss which was very popular with railroads for their strength under heavy loads.
Location
Oak Ridge, Roane County, Tennessee
Status
Open to traffic
History
Bridge was relocated here to serve the K-25 plant
Railroads
- Norfolk Southern Railway (NS)
- Southern Appalachia Railway Museum (SARX)
- Southern Railway (SOU)
Design
Quadralateral Warren through truss
Also called
NS Poplar Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.94208, -84.39061   (decimal degrees)
35°56'31" N, 84°23'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/735375/3980671 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elverton
Inventory number
BH 32665 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 19, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Heritage Railroad Corp."
  • April 30, 2007: Posted photos from Harvey Henkelman

Sources 

  • Calvin Sneed - us43137415 [at] yahoo [dot] com