Memphis & Charleston Trestle Bridges

7/1/1861

Miles from Memphis Name of Stream Length Improvements
28 Capp's Creek

89

1 span of iron bridge, 50 ft stone abutments, nearly finished

37 Wolf Bottom 75 1 span Howe Truss, 70 ft, nearly finished
38 Wolf River 300 3 spans iron bridge, 75 ft each, not started
42 La Grange 137 Double box culvert, 4x5 ft, not completed
66 Porter's Creek 460 3 spans 75 ft each, iron bridge, stone piers and abutments, stone delivered
75 Big Hatchie Bottom 225 Box culvert, 5x4 ft
76 Big Hatchie Bottom 450 3 spans Howe Truss, 70 ft each, in progress
77 Tuscumbia Creek 367 2 spans iron bridge, 75 ft each, stone abutments, not started
80 Cypress Creek 410 2 spans iron bridge, 75 ft each, stone abutments, not started
81 Cypress Creek Bottom 100 1 span iron bridge, 75 ft, stone abutments, not started
82 Cypress Creek Bottom 80 1 span iron bridge, 50 ft, stone abutments, not started
102 Bridge Creek 125 1 span iron bridge, 75 ft, stone abutments, not started
104 Clear Creek 140 1 span iron bridge, 75 ft, stone abutments, not started
105 Little Yellow Creek 240 1 span iron bridge, 75 ft, stone abutments, not started
109 Big Yellow Creek Bottom 325 2 spans iron bridge, 75 ft each, stone abutments, not started
121 Bear Creek Bottom 552 5 spans iron bridge, 75 ft each, masonry nearly finished
168 Big Nance Creek 800 4 spans iron bridge, 75 ft each, stone abutments, not started
198 Beaver Dam Creek 512 4 spans iron bridge, 50 ft each, stone abutments, not started
223 Brownsboro 100 1 span iron bridge, 75 ft, stone abutments, masonry nearly finished
224 Lawler's Branch 362 2 spans iron bridge, 75 ft each, stone abutments, masonry nearly finished
0 - 271 Minor streams 6,772 117 box culverts & 31 small bridges

TOTAL

12,621  

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