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Pangburn Suspension Bridge

Photos 

PangburnBridge

White County Historical Society

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BH Photo #335778

Facts 

Overview
Lost Suspension bridge over Little Red River on Wilburn Road (SH 110)
Location
White County, Arkansas, and Cleburne County, Arkansas
Status
Collapsed on Oct. 30, 1954
History
Built 1909, Collapsed 1954
Design
Suspension
Dimensions
Total length: 625.0 ft.
Also called
Little Red River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.43793, -91.84500   (decimal degrees)
35°26'17" N, 91°50'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/604833/3922222 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pangburn
Inventory number
BH 68939 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2021: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • April 15, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added and adjusted stuff
  • August 18, 2015: Updated by David Backlin: Added category "Little Red River (Arkansas)"

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Little Red River Bridge Collapse
Posted April 15, 2021, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

The Camden News: November 9 1954

Little Red River Bridge
Posted April 15, 2021, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Melissa is looking into this for you!

Little Red River Bridge
Posted April 15, 2021, by Frances Pepin (franpepin2 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Looking for info about a bridge collapse on Oct 30, 1954. 4 people injured and 1 of those died. This was over the Little Red River. My relatives were in the truck that fell with the bridge.