The 1944 Yazoo River Railroad Swing Bridge
Infrastructure,  Mississippi,  Trains, Tracks and Stations

Yazoo River Swing Railroad Bridge

The Bates & Rogers Construction Co. in Chicago built the Yazoo river Swing railroad bridge for the Yazoo & Mississippi Railroad in 1944.

It replaced the original drawbridge from 1905.

The 1944 Yazoo River Railroad Swing Bridge
The 1944 Yazoo River Railroad Swing Bridge

Today it is closed, the tracks are removed, and it is standing in the open position, so boats can pass unhindered.

The 1944 Yazoo River Railroad Swing Bridge
The 1944 Yazoo River Railroad Swing Bridge

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The 1944 Yazoo River Railroad Swing Bridge
The 1944 Yazoo River Railroad Swing Bridge

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