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RI - Cache River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Shane Passmore on 7/23/2012

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BH Photo #269875

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Deck plate girder bridge over Cache River on
Location
Prairie County, Arkansas
Status
Deck and swing span removed
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
CRIP - Cache River Bridge
Chicago, Rock Island, & Pacific Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.83307, -91.37739   (decimal degrees)
34°49'59" N, 91°22'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/648372/3855731 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
De Valls Bluff
Inventory number
BH 53720 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,739)
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (1,079)
Deck girder (5,527)
Girder (9,788)
Have street view (26,212)
Lost (23,604)
Movable (2,898)
Plate girder (7,573)
Prairie County, Arkansas (10)
Railroad (15,063)
St. Louis Southwestern Railway (61)
Swing (1,405)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2020: Updated by Jeff Wieland: Bridge has been removed
  • November 12, 2013: Updated by Shane Passmore: This was NOT the Frisco line, so please STOP renaming it as such. Do your research!
  • November 8, 2013: New Street View added by Shane Passmore
  • October 1, 2012: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Shane Passmore - aa5te [dot] kb5ehr [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jeff Wieland

Comments 

RI Cache River Bridge
Posted November 13, 2013, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I agree with the previous posts. That war led many a peace-loving citizen to run for cover.

RI Cache River Bridge
Posted November 13, 2013, by Shane Passmore (aa5te [dot] kb5ehr [at] gmail [dot] com)

It won't. I was just initially annoyed that every time I'd look at those, the names were changed yet again with no good reason as to why, even to something that wasn't even applicable. I was labeling them off of the old AR railroad map that I have. I've taken my Prozac, so it's all good!

RI Cache River Bridge
Posted November 13, 2013, by Anonymous

Oh no...not another CSX(T) war...