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Kiamichi - Kiamichi River Bridge


Kiamichi River Railroad bridge near Hugo dam

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in January 2008


BH Photo #129023


Street View 


Through and deck truss bridge over Kiamichi River on the Kiamichi Railroad at Sawyer
Sawyer, Choctaw County, Oklahoma
Originally built and used by the St. Louis San Francisco Railroad.
- Kiamichi Railroad (KRR)
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
From west to east:
Riveted Warren deck truss
Pin-connected, 7-panel Parker through truss
Riveted Warren deck truss
Wooden trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.00626, -95.38002   (decimal degrees)
34°00'23" N, 95°22'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/280202/3765404 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hugo Dam
Inventory number
BH 38268 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 28, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • December 18, 2011: New photo from Wayne Kizziar
  • August 5, 2009: New photo from Nathan Morton
  • December 7, 2008: New photos from John Cross
  • December 7, 2008: Updated by Gene McCluney: added data
  • December 6, 2008: Updated by Gene McCluney: added data
  • December 3, 2008: Added by Gene McCluney


  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • John Cross - jcrossiam [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Wayne Kizziar - waynekizziar [at] gmail [dot] com


Kiamichi River Railroad Bridge
Posted August 12, 2011, by carrie l davis (d1685 [at] innova [dot] net)

Sawyer Ok has always been special to me.Daddy lived in Sawyer from 1913 -1921.He moved back to SC in 1922.

He had pictures of the bridge over the Kiamichi both railroad and another bridge. He and cousin ran a merchant boat on the Kiamichi and also a sawmill boat.He had pictures of both boats.

I have been trying to find out something about when the bridges were built but have been unable untill I found this on internet I wonder if the foundations of the bridges are of the pictures he made ? I am very interested to find out about the pictures he has