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DQE - Cossatot River Bridge

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Cossatot River Railroad Bridge

Photo showing north side of bridge looking east

Photo taken by J Randall Houp in July 2010

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BH Photo #226126

Map 

Brief note: 

Written by J Randall Houp

Not the easiest railroad bridge to get to; a lot of private property. Beautiful bridge in excellent condition for being built in 1902. Original piers have been replaced with newer cement piers.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Cossatot River on DeQueen & Eastern Railroad
Location
Sevier County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Railroad
- DeQueen & Eastern Railroad (DQE)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.00618, -94.21567   (decimal degrees)
34°00'22" N, 94°12'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/387740/3763507 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Geneva
Inventory number
BH 51464 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arkansas (1,715)
Beam (14,427)
Built 1902 (480)
Built during 1900s (6,819)
DeQueen & Eastern Railroad (2)
Open (38,204)
Owned by railroad (11,119)
Pratt through truss (5,021)
Pratt truss (8,771)
Sevier County, Arkansas (39)
Through truss (14,084)
Timber stringer (3,715)
Truss (31,273)

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2012: Essay added by J Randall Houp

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp