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AOK - Poteau River Bridge

Map 

Description 

The 1973 RI track chart lists this bridge as having a 16 panel ballasted deck pile trestle. It appears to have been almost completely filled in, with what looks like a short concrete stringer approach span replacing it.

Total length is approximate

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Poteau River on Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad
Location
Le Flore County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad (AOK)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
150' Warren through truss with all verticals
90' Through Plate Girder
30' Concrete Stringer approach span
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 270.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Poteau River Bridge
RI - Br.#2996
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.95025, -94.69999   (decimal degrees)
34°57'01" N, 94°41'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/344771/3868846 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 74463 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2016: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added categories "ballasted deck", "railroad", "Arkansas-Oklahoma Railroad", "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Riveted"

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com