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Tallulah Falls, GA: Abandoned Piers of the Tallulah Falls Bridge

Posted by Infra on Friday, June 23rd, 2017

The Tallulah Falls Railway crossed Tallulah Falls Lake on a 585-foot bridge built in 1913 as the lake was filling. The deck-style plate girder bridge replaced an earlier wooden truss structure. When the railroad was abandoned in the early 1960s, the steel spans were removed and recycled. The concrete piers were left standing because they had no salvage value and demolition would have been costly.

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