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MoPac - Black River Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #420415

Map 

Description 

I believe this railroad bridge is located in Corning Arkansas, the state of Arkansas always has vertical lift and swing bridges.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Black River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Location
Corning, Clay County, Arkansas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1907
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway (StLIM&S)
Design
Strauss Underneath Counterweight Bascule Girder Type
Dimensions
Total length: 38.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.36404, -90.58895   (decimal degrees)
36°21'51" N, 90°35'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/716318/4027027 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corning
Inventory number
BH 57971 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2018: New photo from Luke
  • March 31, 2018: Updated by Douglas Butler: Railway Age Info
  • July 30, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 28, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 13, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 12, 2013: Added by Douglas Butler

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