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UP - Judsonia Bridge

Photos 

View from Judsonia road bridge.

November 24th 2001

Photo taken by Wayne Kizziar

BH Photo #112760

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss swing bridge over Little Red River on the Union Pacific Railroad at Judsonia
Location
Judsonia, White County, Arkansas
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Built 1912 by Jay Gould's St. Louis , Iron Moutain & Southern Railroad.
Builders
- Kansas City Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri (Substructure)
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia (Superstructure) [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway (StLIM&S)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Swing Warren through truss
Also called
UP - Little Red River Swing Bridge
MoPac - Little Red River Swing Bridge
MoPac - Judsonia Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.26684, -91.63623   (decimal degrees)
35°16'01" N, 91°38'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/624044/3903487 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Judsonia
Inventory number
BH 10674 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 21, 2016: Updated by Luke: Builders
  • July 19, 2009: New photos from Wayne Kizziar
  • March 9, 2008: New photos from Wayne Kizziar

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Comments 

Judsonia Road & Railroad Bridges
Posted May 7, 2010, by Stephanie Caputi (nothingmortal [at] gmail [dot] com)

I was able to visit both bridges May 1, 2010 and take some pics that I thought you might like to see. A car was able to pass over the Road Bridge after unlocking both gates, and we were fortunate to witness the BNSF train passing over the RR Bridge.

Judsonia Railroad Bridge
Posted August 4, 2008, by Trent Dowler (tdowler [at] grnco [dot] net)

Photo taken from the closed (as of 8-4-08) Judsonia Bridge just to the west.