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KCS - Two Mile Creek Bridge

Photos 

Two Mile Creek Railroad Bridge

Photo showing west side of bridge.

Photo taken by J Randall Houp in May 2009

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BH Photo #226471

Map 

Note: 

Written by J Randall Houp

Plaque on west side of bridge reads, Built By The American Bridge Company, Lassic Branch, Chicago, Ill., 1900." Bridge in excellent condition.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Two Mile Creek on Kansas City Southern Railroad
Location
Polk County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.51483, -94.34844   (decimal degrees)
34°30'53" N, 94°20'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/376226/3820066 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Potter
Inventory number
BH 51572 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,358)
Arkansas (1,710)
Built 1900 (898)
Built during 1900s (6,752)
Deck girder (5,019)
Girder (9,083)
Kansas City Southern Railway (202)
Open (38,118)
Owned by railroad (11,049)
Plate girder (6,907)
Polk County, Arkansas (43)
Railroad (14,303)

Update Log 

  • March 9, 2012: New photo from J Randall Houp
  • March 2, 2012: Essay added by J Randall Houp

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp

Comments 

Two Mile Creek Railroad Bridge
Posted March 9, 2012, by J Randall Houp (ghostbridgehunter [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Clark: You are correct. Appreciate the correction. Have also included a photo of plaque. Thanx!

Two Mile Creek Railroad Bridge
Posted March 6, 2012, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

It's probably the "Lassig Branch". Lassig sold to American Bridge in 1900.

See reference in:

http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/UW/UW-idx?type=div&...