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Old Railroad Bridge, Sheffield

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The Old Railroad Bridge is located on the oldest bridge site in the state of Alabama. The existing bridge was built in the late 1800's and was last used for automobile transportation in 1939 and for train traffic in 1988. It presently is used as a walking trail and is available for use as a wedding or meeting venue for a small donation. Contact us at
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  • Moving here we heard a lot about the trails and walking around the Tennessee River. So we thought this would be a fun excursion. It was. Just an FYI it appears the bridge goes to the other side of...  more »
  • You can walk on the old bridge or choose one of several trails. Good parking and map to guide you along.  more »

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