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St Louis & Southwestern Railroad Bridge over Cross County Ditch

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St Louis & Southwestern Railroad Bridge over Cross County Ditch

View looking west from the levee along the Cross County Ditch of the washed out St Louis & Southwestern Railroad Bridge, March 25, 1944

USACE Memphis District Photos 47790 and 47791

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BH Photo #330864

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Description 

Railroad bridge across Cross County Ditch (St. Francis Bay Ditch).

Bridge is illustrated on the 1940 Princedale USGS 15' topographic map north of Turney Lumber Yard

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Cross County Ditch on St Louis and Southwestern Railroad
Location
Cross County, Arkansas, and Poinsett County, Arkansas
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Lost 1944
Railroad
- St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW)
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.44194, -90.60067   (decimal degrees)
35°26'31" N, 90°36'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/717779/3924699 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Monterey
Land survey
T. 9 N. R. 5 E. Sec. 6
Inventory number
BH 68236 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 30, 2015: Added by Rusty Weisman

Sources 

  • Rusty Weisman