Coosa river bridge trestle approach

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  1. t. alexander

    t. alexander Member

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    These are some photo's of a bridge that spans the Coosa river at Gadsden Alabama. the old bridge is great but I was more interested in the approach.

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    t. alexander Member

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    yep, they still use the barrels

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    Where the approach meets the piers.

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    This pic shows the deck beams.

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    The deck is completely ballested. this shot was taken at the beginning of the approach. You can just make out the river bridge.

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    Wood meets water.

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    Could'nt get a descent shot of the bridge itself from where I was.
    Thought overall these photo's might help as reference material. It Also is a good example of an ancient trestle still in use.

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    Cool pix! I like the detail you got of the underside of the deck.

    TrainClown ;)
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    Great pictures :thumb: :thumb: