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Parkin Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Historic photos provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #100380

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost swing through truss bridge over St. Francis River on US 64 at Parkin
Location
Cross County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1954
Design
Swing Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.27232, -90.57076   (decimal degrees)
35°16'20" N, 90°34'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/720957/3905948 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Parkin
Inventory number
BH 10322 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,676)
Cross County, Arkansas (13)
Lost (18,689)
Lost 1954 (45)
Lost during 1950s (387)
Movable (2,705)
Owned by state (13,679)
Parker through truss (1,166)
Parker truss (1,520)
Replaced by new bridge (12,385)
St. Francis River (31)
Swing (1,248)
Through truss (12,899)
Truss (29,447)
US 64 (60)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • AHTD
  • Douglas Butler