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LRWN - Smallwood Creek Bridge

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Smallwood Creek Railroad Bridge

Photo taken looking south from northside of bridge

Photo taken by J Randall Houp in February 2012

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BH Photo #225712

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Brief note: 

Written by J Randall Houp

Small railroad bridge located next to Pettycord Road on the east side. Can be seen looking north on Arkansas 10. Beautiful setting in thick brush and trees. Currently, a 4 wheel drive road runs under the bridge onto private property.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Smallwood Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad
Location
Waveland, Yell County, Arkansas
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1941
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Choctaw, Oklahoma & Gulf Railroad (CO&G)
- Little Rock & Western Railway (LRWN)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
RI - Smallwood Creek Bridge
CO&G - Smallwood Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.12662, -93.63650   (decimal degrees)
35°07'36" N, 93°38'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/442007/3887270 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blue Mountain
Inventory number
BH 51380 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 11, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • September 22, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added Railroad + info
  • February 22, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Abandoned" and removed "Railroad" as it is not an active line anymore
  • February 21, 2012: Essay added by J Randall Houp

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