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Fisk Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

BH Photo #103978

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost girder bridge over St. Francis River on the Union Pacific Railroad at Fisk
Location
Butler County, Missouri, and Stoddard County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1921 (?) by the American Bridge Co.; replaced 2016
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.77984, -90.20171   (decimal degrees)
36°46'47" N, 90°12'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/749724/4074102 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fisk
Inventory number
BH 20952 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 2, 2017: New photos from James Baughn
  • June 29, 2015: New photo from Rusty Weisman

Sources 

  • Complete History of Butler County - County history book written by Robert Forister (1999)
  • Rusty Weisman

Comments 

Fisk Railroad Bridge
Posted November 20, 2016, by Craig Meador (cmeador [at] semo [dot] net)

A temporary bridge is being constructed at this location as a new bridge will replace the old one.

Fisk Railroad Bridge
Posted April 14, 2009, by jack (jackkav [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

is this UPRR now?