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Cotton Belt - St Francis Bridge

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St Louis & Southwestern Railroad Bridge, St. Francis, Arkansas

Lift Bridge over the St. Francis River at St. Francis Arkansas, June 12, 1946

USACE Memphis District Photo 49969, W. C. Durby, June 12, 1946

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BH Photo #330831

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over St. Francis River on St Louis & Southwestern Railroad
Location
St. Francis, Dunklin County, Missouri, and Clay County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroad
- St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW)
Design
Through Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 66.0 ft.
Also called
Cotton Belt - St Francis River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.45558, -90.13777   (decimal degrees)
36°27'20" N, 90°08'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/756505/4038289 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 21 N. R. 9 E. Sec. 17
Elevation
305 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 68234 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 2, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 30, 2015: Added by Rusty Weisman

Sources 

  • Rusty Weisman
  • Douglas Butler