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Parkin Railroad Bridge

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Parkin Railroad Bridge

Photo looking south off of U.S. 64

Photo taken by J Randall Houp in April 2010

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BH Photo #225889

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Plate girder bridge over St. Francis River and CR 69 on the Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Cross County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1952
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Total length: 1,685.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.26986, -90.58265   (decimal degrees)
35°16'12" N, 90°34'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/719882/3905649 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Parkin
Average daily traffic (as of 1983)
47
Inventory numbers
AHTD 12471 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 37571 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 1999)
View more at BridgeReports.com

Update Log 

  • June 18, 2015: New photos from Rusty Weisman
  • October 12, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp
  • Rusty Weisman

Comments 

Parkin Railroad Bridge
Posted June 18, 2015, by Luke

The piers look the same to me.

Parkin Railroad Bridge
Posted June 18, 2015, by Rusty Weisman (Russell [dot] Weisman [at] modot [dot] mo [dot] gov)

This bridge appears to predate the listed 1952 date of construction - as indicated by the June 10, 1946 USACE photo.