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West Point Railroad Bridge

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West Point Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Dave Michaels

Bridge Documented: November 12, 2006

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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (CSX) Over Chattahoochee River
Location
West Point: Troup County, Georgia: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
Not Available
Structure Length
Not Available
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
5 Main Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is a noteworthy structure in a state that has a relatively small truss bridge population. The bridge consists of five heavily skewed through truss spans. The spans contain seven panels. The trusses are traditionally composed, with riveted built-up beams containing v-lacing and lattice. The bridge has unusual caisson-like piers covered in riveted boiler plate type material. This was formerly the Atlanta & West Point RR. The legendary Crescent Limited used this lined and crossed this bridge on its Washington to New Orleans route. It still sees considerable freight movement.

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