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Photos 

Photo from Ernie Deane Photograph Collection - Arkansas History Commission

BH Photo #159613

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Red River on US 71 built 1919
Location
Little River County, Arkansas, and Miller County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by new bridge 1980
Design
Through truss
Also called
Old US 71 Red River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.55235, -94.04311   (decimal degrees)
33°33'08" N, 94°02'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/403166/3713009 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ogden
Inventory number
BH 44645 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2016: New photo from Austin Ardwin
  • November 22, 2015: New photo from Wayne Kizziar
  • April 18, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 18, 2014: Updated by Brad Smith: lost date from nbi data on new bridge
  • May 13, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Added approx GPS
  • March 28, 2010: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Brad Smith - gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Wayne Kizziar - waynekizziar [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Old US 71 Red River Bridge
Posted June 22, 2010, by Brad SMith (gaberdine [at] hotmail [dot] com)

OMG this bridge was scary! About 21 feet wide and full speed traffic!