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Arkoma Bridge

Photos 

Photographed during the flood of 1935.

Vintage photo provided by Gene McCluney

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BH Photo #129836

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Poteau River on OK 9A in Arkoma
Location
Arkoma, Le Flore County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by new bridge
Design
10-panel, riveted Parker through truss
Also called
SR 9A-Poteau River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.34674, -94.45338   (decimal degrees)
35°20'48" N, 94°27'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/367934/3912465 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
South Fort Smith
Inventory number
BH 38327 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2020: New photo from David Backlin
  • January 7, 2009: Updated by David Backlin: Added GPS, USGS Info
  • December 7, 2008: Added by Gene McCluney

Sources 

Comments 

Poteau River Bridge
Posted March 3, 2009, by Debbie (squires10 [at] juno [dot] com)

cool picture of the flood, what year was the bridge .bulit