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UP - Red River Bridge (Garland City)

Photos 

Barrel Shot

Bridge consists of three plate girder approach spans and three through trusses one of which is a non-functional swing span with heavy damage. This view is looking east from the end of the swing span to the over water spans.

Photo taken by Wayne Kizziar 2-21-04

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BH Photo #113527

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Red River on Union Pacific Railroad in Garland City
Location
Garland City, Miller County, Arkansas, and Lafayette County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic-Swing Span removed 2010
History
Built 1926 Virginia Bridge & Iron Company
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.35738, -93.70381   (decimal degrees)
33°21'27" N, 93°42'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/434518/3691128 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Garland
Inventory number
BH 36451 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 20, 2019: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Riveted", "Pin-connected"
  • September 20, 2019: New photo from Austin Ardwin
  • October 1, 2013: New Street View added by J.P.
  • April 6, 2008: Added by Wayne Kizziar

Sources 

  • Wayne Kizziar - waynekizziar [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com