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Pulaski County Free Bridge

Photos 

Postcard

BH Photo #100952

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over the Arkansas River at Little Rock
Location
Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1897; replaced 1923
Builder
- Groton Bridge Co. of Groton, New York
Design
Pin-connected Pennsylvania through truss main span with multiple pinned Pratt deck truss approach spans
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.75191, -92.27448   (decimal degrees)
34°45'07" N, 92°16'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/566404/3845771 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
North Little Rock
Inventory number
BH 10545 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 27, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added approach span truss type
  • September 27, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 23, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder
  • August 1, 2018: New photo from David Shedlock
  • June 26, 2005: Posted new photos

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Comments 

Pulaski County Free Bridge
Posted April 6, 2010, by Alan Wray (alancwray [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Bigger postcard pic

Pulaski County Free Bridge
Posted April 6, 2010, by Alan Wray (alancwray [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Old pic..

Pulaski County Free Bridge
Posted November 16, 2007, by William McFadden (jeeper360 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

According to the 1897 Sanborn map of Little Rock, this bridge was the first main street bridge which was replaced by the lost seven-span open-spandrel arch bridge that was replaced in 1973.