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Holcomb Bridge

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Holcomb Bridge, June 12, 1946

View downstream of the St. Francis River bridge on Missouri Route 34 (aka. the Holcomb - Piggott Ark. road - Now Route B) west of Holcomb Missouri.

USACE Memphis District Photo 49971 W. C. Durby June 12, 1946

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BH Photo #330716

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Description 

Bridge appears to be pin connected with very light truss members and what appear to be wood railings and a wooden deck - suggesting that his was an early 20th century sturcture. The bridge also appears to have been skewed.

It was located at St. Francis River Mile 222.8.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over St Francis River on Missouri State Route 34 (old)
Location
Dunklin County, Missouri, and Clay County, Arkansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge - BH 45288 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Design
One Lane 8 panel Pratt through truss - most likely with a wooden deck
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 123.2 ft.
Also called
Piggott Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.39680, -90.07823   (decimal degrees)
36°23'48" N, 90°04'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/762040/4031927 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Campbell
Land survey
T 20 N R 9 E Sec 3 and Sec 10
Elevation
304 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 68222 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

8-panel truss (357)
Arkansas (1,701)
Clay County, Arkansas (18)
Dunklin County, Missouri (45)
Lost (20,273)
Missouri (6,055)
One-lane traffic (7,522)
Pin-connected (3,626)
Pratt through truss (4,746)
Pratt truss (8,280)
Replaced by new bridge (13,369)
Riveted (1,986)
Skewed (4,783)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,142)
State line crossing (763)
Through truss (13,359)
Truss (30,185)

Update Log 

  • June 29, 2015: Added by Rusty Weisman

Sources 

  • Rusty Weisman