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Delta Heritage Hiking Trail - Elaine Bridge

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Elaine Railroad Bridge

Photo showing west side of bridge

Photo taken by J Randall Houp in December 2011

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BH Photo #225996

Map 

Note: 

Written by J Randall Houp

Former Union Pacific Railroad bridge to be turned into a part of a hiking trail named,The Delta Heritage Hiking Trail, by the Arkansas State Park system. Bridge sits on the left of Arkansas 44 going south out of Elaine, Arkansas.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over "bayou" on Future hiking trail
Location
Elaine, Phillips County, Arkansas
Status
Closed to all traffic
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Rail-to-trail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Also called
UP - Elaine Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.30360, -90.85301   (decimal degrees)
34°18'13" N, 90°51'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/697578/3797905 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elaine
Inventory number
BH 51431 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,185)
Arkansas (1,677)
Beam (12,201)
Built 1934 (699)
Built during 1930s (10,672)
Closed (2,430)
Deck girder (4,579)
Elaine, Arkansas (1)
Girder (8,129)
Owned by state (13,864)
Phillips County, Arkansas (9)
Plate girder (6,243)
Rail-to-trail (1,303)
Railroad (13,165)
Steel stringer (4,814)
Union Pacific Railroad (1,931)

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Rail-to-trail"
  • February 24, 2012: Essay added by J Randall Houp

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp