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Shirley AR 9 Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Historic photo taken January 11, 1939, and provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department

BH Photo #101138

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Middle Fork Little Red River on AR 9 at Shirley
Location
Van Buren County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1960
Design
Pin-connected, 12-panel Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.65239, -92.31987   (decimal degrees)
35°39'09" N, 92°19'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/561567/3945607 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shirley
Inventory number
BH 10637 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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Comments 

Shirley AR 9 Bridge
Posted October 10, 2007, by Tracen (kisses_are_the_sun [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Although the bridge was replaced in 1960, part of the old bridge can still be seen in the water below the new bridge. The new bridge is every bit as lovely and endearing as the more historical M&NA bridge. Many family portraits and other memories have been made standing on the new bridge.