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Cotton Belt - Drainage Ditch #1 Bridge

Map 

Description 

Visible on Google satellite imagery

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned girder bridge over a drainage ditch within The Floodway on St. Louis Southwestern Railway
Location
Dunklin County, Missouri
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1928
Railroad
- St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW)
Design
Plate girder?
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.04215, -90.10137   (decimal degrees)
36°02'32" N, 90°06'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/761142/3992512 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hornersville
Inventory number
BH 72434 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,654)
Built 1928 (1,173)
Built during 1920s (9,927)
Dunklin County, Missouri (45)
Girder (10,248)
Missouri (6,306)
Owned by railroad (12,432)
Railroad (15,439)
St. Louis Southwestern Railway (62)
Through girder (3,813)

Update Log 

  • July 18, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added build year
  • June 4, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added railroad
  • June 4, 2016: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Hornersville Mystery Bridge
Posted June 4, 2016, by Luke

Apparently there was a pier in the other drainage ditch three three years ago: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAqb93UfBvI