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Paint Rock River Railroad Bridge

Paint Rock River Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: November 10, 2014
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Norfolk Southern) Over Paint Rock River
Rural: Jackson County, Alabama: United States
Structure Type
Metal 6 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Deck Girder, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1914 By Builder/Contractor: Virginia Bridge and Iron Company of Roanoke, Virginia

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
148 Feet (45.11 Meters)
Structure Length
300 Feet (91.44 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This is a traditionally composed example of a railroad through truss bridge. There are a couple deck plate girder spans west of the truss span. The truss appears to be unaltered. Abutments and piers are concrete.


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