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MoPac - Red River Bridge (Fulton)

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Description 

Built to replace earlier swing railroad bridge constructed 1874, this bridge was damaged by major flooding in 1927.

Two of the piers from this bridge hold up the current UP Rail Bridge at Fulton today.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Red River on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Location
Fulton, Miller County, Arkansas, and Hempstead County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890, destroyed in 1927 flood.
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway (StLIM&S)
Design
Through truss
Also called
StLIM&S - Red River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.60970, -93.81558   (decimal degrees)
33°36'35" N, 93°48'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/424339/3719180 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fulton
Inventory number
BH 73454 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2016: Added by Austin Ardwin

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