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DQE- Saline River Bridge

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Saline River Railroad Bridge

Photo looking northeast showing profile

Photo taken by J Randall Houp in July 2010

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BH Photo #225874

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Brief note: 

Written by J Randall Houp

One of the few railroad bridges in Arkansas still sitting on its original steel cylinder piers. Bridge found in the middle of nowhere located just northeast of Provo, Arkansas.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Saline River on DeQueen & Eastern Railroad
Location
Sevier County, Arkansas, and Howard County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Railroad
- DeQueen & Eastern Railroad (DQE)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.05141, -94.08509   (decimal degrees)
34°03'05" N, 94°05'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/399852/3768387 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dierks
Inventory number
BH 51402 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 24, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • February 23, 2012: Essay added by J Randall Houp

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp