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Crossville in Cumberland County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cumberland Mountain State Park Bridge

 
 
Cumberland Mountain State Park Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 9, 2020
1. Cumberland Mountain State Park Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Men of the Civilian Conservation Corps' Company 3464 built this unsuspended bridge between 1935 and 1940, for a 30-acre impoundment of Byrd's Creek. Three thousand five hundred and fifty cubic yards of dirt and rock were excavated and the core, containing 8,000 tons of concrete, is faced with Crab Orchard stone for the 319-foot span. Seven spillways, rising 28 feet above the stream bed, carry the 18-foot roadway approximately 16 feet above water level.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2C 23.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 35° 54.038′ N, 84° 59.884′ W. Marker is in Crossville, Tennessee, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Pigeon Ridge Road (State Highway 419) and Office Drive, on the right when traveling east on Pigeon Ridge
Cumberland Mountain State Park Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 9, 2020
2. Cumberland Mountain State Park Bridge Marker
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Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Office Dr, Crossville TN 38555, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cumberland County Families (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland Homesteads Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); In Honor Of George Washington (approx. 2.3 miles away); Built in 1935 by Wm. Garrison (approx. 3½ miles away); Built in 1938 (approx. 3.6 miles away); Cumberland County at War (approx. 3.6 miles away); Mandy Barnett (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crossville.
 
Cumberland Mountain State Park Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 9, 2020
3. Cumberland Mountain State Park Bridge
As seen from western side.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 12, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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May. 26, 2022