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RI - Coop Creek Bridge

Photos 

Abandoned Piers

Photo taken by David Backlin in April 2010

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BH Photo #161145

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost bridge over Coop Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Mansfield, Scott County, Arkansas
Status
Removed
History
Built circa 1903; Removed circa 1943
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf Railroad (CO&G)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.06055, -94.23847   (decimal degrees)
35°03'38" N, 94°14'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/387067/3880459 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Abbott
Inventory number
BH 44759 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 21, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Revised description
  • April 19, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Added approx built date
  • April 5, 2010: New photos from David Backlin
  • April 4, 2010: Added by David Backlin

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Comments 

Coop Creek Bridge
Posted November 25, 2010, by andy

I believe this bridge was on the Rock Island's Choctaw Route from Memphis to Tucumcari. The Midland Valley entered Hartford to the west of Mansfield. Thanks for the pictures.