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Campbell's Levee Bridge

 
 
Campbell's Levee Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
1. Campbell's Levee Bridge Marker
Inscription. (obverse)
The Campbell's Levee Bridge, built by the Vincennes Bridge Company of Vincennes, Indiana, in 1920-21 for the Tennessee Department of Highways and Public Works, once spanned this stream. This bridge was located on the important Memphis-to-Bristol Highway / S.R. 1 (designated US 70 in 1925) and was Tennessee's first federal-aid bridge project.

(reverse)
Before its demolition in 1993, this bridge contained one truss span which was composed of steel members in triangular patterns which distributed weight allowing the bridge to carry heavy loads.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 46.)
 
Location. 35° 37.075′ N, 88° 51.09′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Westover Road (Tennessee Route 8206) and Airways Boulevard (U.S. 70), on the right when traveling south on Westover Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Port Jackson (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Camp Beauregard (approx. 1.2 miles
Campbell's Levee Bridge Marker (Reverse) image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
2. Campbell's Levee Bridge Marker (Reverse)
away); Lambuth College (approx. 1.4 miles away); Riverside Cemetery (approx. 1.5 miles away); Andersons & Claytons Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Monroe Dunaway Anderson 1873-1939 / Anderson, Clayton & Company (approx. 1.8 miles away); David Crockett (approx. 1.9 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Campbell's Levee Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
3. Campbell's Levee Bridge Marker
Campbell's Levee Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
4. Campbell's Levee Bridge Marker
Campbell's Levee Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
5. Campbell's Levee Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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