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AOK - Caston Creek Bridge (West)

Photos 

Side View

Photo taken by David Backlin in February 2009

Enlarge

BH Photo #132901

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck truss bridge over Caston Creek 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
1 Sp. 100' Warren deck truss
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Caston Creek Bridge
RI - Br.#3073
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.96010, -94.81892   (decimal degrees)
34°57'36" N, 94°49'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/333930/3870129 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wister
Inventory number
BH 39018 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2016: New Street View added by Dylan VanAntwerp
  • September 10, 2011: Updated by Luke Harden: Added map
  • November 8, 2009: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • February 3, 2009: New photos from David Backlin
  • February 2, 2009: Updated by David Backlin: Added USGS Info
  • February 1, 2009: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com

Comments 

Caston Creek Bridge
Posted September 9, 2011, by Bill (arkrail [at] aol [dot] com)

If this is west of Wister, the trackage is not abandoned. It is part of the Arkansas-Oklahoma RR.