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Kiamichi - Sulphur Creek Trestle

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Facing northwest from Valiant Road / Old US Hwy 70

Photo taken by M C Toyer in August 2014

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BH Photo #301843

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Description 

The railroad line from Hope Arkansas to Madill Oklahoma was originally built in 1902 by the Arkansas and Choctaw Railroad which was renamed the St Louis, San Francisco and New Orleans Railroad in 1903, then sold to the Frisco Railroad in 1907. Since 1987 it has been owned and operated by the Kiamichi Railroad.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Sulphur Creek on Kiamichi Railroad / Formerly Frisco RR
Location
Bryan County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Kiamichi Railroad (KRR)
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Deck plate girder central span with timber stringer approach spans on timber bents with concrete pier caps.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.0 ft.
Total length: 320.0 ft.
Deck width: 8.0 ft.
Also called
Frisco - Sulphur Creek Trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.00045, -96.06700   (decimal degrees)
34°00'02" N, 96°04'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/770899/3766084 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bennington North
Elevation
560 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 63675 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 16, 2014: New Street View added by M C Toyer

Sources 

  • M C Toyer - mctoyer [at] hotmail [dot] com