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LRWN - Coker Creek Trestle

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LR&WN Coker Creek Railroad Trestle

Photo looking north.

Photo taken by J. Randall Houp in February 2014

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BH Photo #275516

Map 

Description 

Unusual to see cement poured at the base of a trestle. Most likely done to reduce erosion around the creosote piers.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over Coker Creek on Little Rock & Western Railroad
Location
Yell County, Arkansas
History
Former: Rock Island Railroad
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Little Rock & Western Railway (LRWN)
Design
Timber stringer with unusual cement footings.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.01725, -93.15614   (decimal degrees)
35°01'02" N, 93°09'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/485755/3874966 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ola
Inventory number
BH 59860 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

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

Sources 

  • J. Randall Houp