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UP - L'Anguille River Bridge

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L'Anguille River Railroad Bridge

Photo looking downstream.

Photo taken by J. Randall Houp in April 2010

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BH Photo #225423

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Street View 

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Written by J Randall Houp

Was very much surprised to see this beautiful railroad bridge sitting right next to Arkansas Highway 1 on the east side. Bridge in excellent condition.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over L'Anguille River on Union Pacific
Location
Lee County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren through truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Span length: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.83803, -90.79586   (decimal degrees)
34°50'17" N, 90°47'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/701544/3857297 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marianna
Inventory number
BH 51316 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date from Missouri Pacific Annual Report
  • October 1, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 21, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 17, 2012: Essay added by J Randall Houp

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com