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Homochitto River Railroad Bridge
Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth
Bridge Documented: October 13, 2019
Rural: Franklin County, Mississippi: United States
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
100.0 Feet (30.5 Meters)
450.0 Feet (137.2 Meters)
3 Main Span(s)
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This traditional railroad through truss bridge has a number of bolted repairs and member replacements. When documented in 2019, these repairs appeared to be very recent. Lengths given are an estimate. Due to the panel number and member arrangement, the bridge could be called either a Pratt or a Warren. However, the diagonal members are more massive than the vertical members, which suggests a Warren thinking in terms of engineering. A series of short approach spans are present at the western end of the bridge.
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