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LRWN - Melchor Creek Trestle

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LR&WN Melchor Creek Railroad Trestle

Photo looking north.

Photo taken by J. Randall Houp in February 2014

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BH Photo #275499

Map 

Description 

Railroad trestle contains: 9 spans, 8 piers, & 2 abutments.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Melchor Creek on Little Rock & Western Railroad
Location
Yell County, Arkansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Former: Rock Island Railroad.
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Little Rock & Western Railway (LRWN)
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.06167, -93.35473   (decimal degrees)
35°03'42" N, 93°21'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/467654/3879939 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Danville Mountain
Inventory number
BH 59857 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 21, 2014: Added by J. Randall Houp

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp