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Old Pocahontas Bridge

Photos 

Two bridges across a river

From the Charles Elliott Gill Collection, Missouri State Archives

License: Public domain: Released by author

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Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost swing through truss bridge over Black River on Old US 67
Location
Pocahontas, Randolph County, Arkansas
Status
No longer exists
History
Replaced by new through truss bridge in 1934
Design
Main span: Swing Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.25679, -90.96958   (decimal degrees)
36°15'24" N, 90°58'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/682413/4014343 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 68443 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,676)
Lost (18,690)
Lost 1934 (29)
Lost during 1930s (361)
Movable (2,705)
Navigable waterway (1,998)
Pin-connected (3,221)
Pocahontas, Arkansas (4)
Pratt through truss (4,600)
Pratt truss (8,020)
Randolph County, Arkansas (13)
Replaced by new bridge (12,386)
Swing (1,248)
Through truss (12,899)
Truss (29,448)
US 67 (96)

Update Log 

  • July 3, 2016: New photo from James Baughn
  • July 13, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 10, 2015: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler