War of the Rebellion: Serial 056 Page 0547 Chapter XLIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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Railroad bridges and tunnels-Continued.

CHATTANOOGA TO DALTON (38 1/2 MILES).

Over what. Miles At or Length Height Spa Kind of Rema

from near, in from ns. bridge. rks.

first what feet. eater

place. place. to

track.

Chickamauga 6 1/2 - 150 25 3 Wooden

Creek arches

Do 6 1/2 - 200 20 4 do

Do 7 1/2 - 150 20 3 do

Spring 9 1/2 - 150 10 15 Trestle

Creek

Chickamauga 12 - 150 20 3 Howe truss

Creek

Do 13 - 150 20 3 do

Do 15 Graysvi 150 20 3 do

lle

Do 16 1/2 - 10 7 - Trestle

Do 21 - 150 25 3 Howe truss

Do 21 1/2 - 150 25 3 do

Branch of 24 Catoosa 150 20 3 do

Chickamauga Platfor

. m

32 1/2 Tunnel - - -

a

Branch of 34 1/2 - 20 15 - Stone

Mill Creek culvert

Mill Creek 35 - 200 20 4 Howe truss

Do 335 1/2 - 200 20 4 do

Do 37 - 200 20 4 do

a Same as other tunnel. [See first note on p. 546.]

CLEVELAND TO DALTON (35 MILES).

Mill Creek 32 - 50 15 - Stone

culvert.

DALTON TO KINGSTON (34 MILES).

Swamp 8 - 250 25 - Hoowe

Creek truss

Oostenau 14 - 500 30 (?) Trestle Was 1,600

la and feet

bridge. long;

partly

filled

in.

Oothkalo 23 1/2 - 150 15 (?) Howe

ga Creek truss

Do 24 - 150 15 (?) do

KINGSTON TO ROME (15 MILES).

Barnsley's 4 - 150 20 - Trestle

Creek

(?) 10 - 150 20 - do

KINGSTON TO ATLANTA (62 MILES).

Two Run 3 - 150 20 - Trestle

Creek

Nance's 7 - 150 20 - do

Creek

Etowah a 14 - 500 142 - Howe truss

River and

trestle.

Allatoona 25 - 250 25 - Trestle

Creek 25

Proctor's 32 - 150 20 - do

Creek

Noonday 37 - 150 20 - do

Creek

Low Land 47 - 250 120 - Built Viad

trestle uct.

Chattanoo 55 - 400 50 - Howe truss Trac

chee k on

top.

a Two miles up Etowah River from railroad is C. S. Government furnace, rolling-mills, and gristmill.

All bridges have stone piers and abutments except trestle bridges.

All officers discovering errors, will please inform this office.

Compiled by Captain William E. Merrill, U. S. Engineers, chief topographical engineer, Army of the Cumberland.