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Smith Creek Railroad Trestle (ruins)

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Smith Creek Railroad Trestle (ruins)

Photo of old wood piers that have been cut-off sit in front of current fence line.

Photo taken by J Randall Houp in February 2012

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BH Photo #226497

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Written by J Randall Houp

See: Collier Creek Railroad Bridge essay. This was an all wood railroad trestle at this location originally built in 1907. Originally built for the Gurdon & Fort Smith Railroad.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Smith Creek on former Missouri Pacific Railroad
Location
Montgomery County, Arkansas
Status
Removed
History
Built 1907
Design
All wood railroad trestle.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.40667, -93.62595   (decimal degrees)
34°24'24" N, 93°37'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/442471/3807426 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Norman
Inventory number
BH 51574 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,708)
Built 1907 (659)
Built during 1900s (6,741)
Lost (21,679)
Montgomery County, Arkansas (15)
Owned privately (1,495)

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2012: Essay added by J Randall Houp

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp