Altamaha River Swing Bridge, Everett

This Pratt/through-truss swing bridge was constructed, likely in the 1930s, by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.

The bridge was abandoned by the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad in the 1980s.

In the heyday of passenger trains, it carried the Orange Blossom Special and other legendary passenger cars over the Altamaha River.

It’s a popular landmark for boaters traveling down the Altamaha to the coast.

7 thoughts on “Altamaha River Swing Bridge, Everett

  1. Tom

    I really wonder who Speedboat and Scoobiedo are. I have wondered since I first saw the trestle 30 years ago.

    Reply
  2. Greg

    This was a Seaboard Air Line bridge, not Atlantic Coast Line that had lines that ran via Waycross and Nahunta.

    Reply

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