Bridge across Tombigbee River, Miss.
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Bridge across Tombigbee River, Miss.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English


  • Bridges,
  • Mississippi,
  • Tombigbee River (Miss. and Ala.)

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBridge across Tombigbee River at or near Ironwood Bluff, Mississippi
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16135916M

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Tombigbee River Bridge, Spanning Tombigbee River at State Highway , Columbus, Lowndes County, MS The bridge was part of a major artery of East-West traffic across North Mississippi. Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress) Repository. Tombigbee River, river formed in northeastern Mississippi, U.S., by the confluence of the West and East forks near Amory, Miss. The river flows south and southeast for nearly miles ( km) to merge with the Alabama River; the two form the Mobile River, about 45 miles (70 km) north of . HAER - HAER MISS,COLUM, Tombigbee River Bridge, Spanning Tombigbee River at State Highway , Columbus, Lowndes County, MS From youtube - A two minute walk across the unrestored bridge Douglas Butler. In Alabama, the Tombigbee River begins in Aliceville Lake on the Mississippi-Alabama border. The Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway then flows across western Alabama in a highly meandering course, through Gainesville Lake and Lake Demopolis, where it is joined from the northeast by the Black Warrior River.

Rooster Bridge (built “to bridge the ‘Bigbee with cocks”) The old Rooster Bridge was located across the Tombigbee River approximately 11 miles southwest of Demopolis, AL. It opened for traffic in to serve traffic on the Dixie Overland Highway, now U. S. High and was built using money raised from a public auction [ ]. Tombigbee River Bridge (Lowndes County, Mississippi) Rated 99% with 5 votes Swing Bridge over Tombigbee River on Old 82/Island Road West side of Columbus Open to pedestrians only Built ; Converted to a one-lane bridge in ; Bypassed by a new bridge, closed to vehicles in , restored for pedestrian opening Chicago citation style: Historic American Engineering Record, Creator, Army Corps Of Engineers, Mississippi State Highway Department, Alabama State Highway Department, Robert Jamison, Lewis Dent Booth, Robert Gordon, et al. Bridges of the Upper Tombigbee River Valley, Columbus, Lowndes County, us Lowndes Lowndes County Mississippi Tombigbee Valley . Tombigbee (tŏmbĭg`bē), river, c mi ( km) long, rising in NE Miss. and flowing SE into W Alabama, then generally S to join the Alabama River and form the Mobile River before entering into Mobile Bay at Tombigbee is an important artery for manufactured goods. Dams and locks improve navigation on the river. In construction was begun on a canal between .

Length: miles ( kilometers) The Tombigbee River in Mississippi and Alabama is formed by joining of the East Fork of Tombigbee River (rises in Prentiss County, northeast Mississippi, flows south past Fulton approximately 70 miles) and Oldtown Creek in north Monroe County in northeast Mississippi; flows south through Aberdeen Lake and Columbus Lake reservoirs, past . The bridge has a vertical lift span that is raised to allow barge traffic on the Tombigbee River to pass underneath. Traffic lights were mounted at each end of the bridge to signal the auto traffic to stop or proceed. The lights were controlled by the drawbridge operator, who was stationed in the bridge house near the middle of the bridge. Tombigbee River Norfolk Southern Railroad Lift Bridge, Jackson, AL, United States Marina. Find marina reviews, phone number, boat and yacht docks, slips, and moorings for rent at Tombigbee River Norfolk Southern Railroad Lift Bridge. The book described one marina (Lady's Landing) that has been closed for years. Also talked about the draw bridge at the entrance to Dog River Marina that was replaced with "high rise" bridge years ago. There were several other things that were out of date. I purchased this book because it was my first trip down the Waterway/5(16).