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Billy Hocker Bridge

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Billy Hocker Bridge

Photo taken by Melissa Brand-Welch

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BH Photo #465463

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Description 

Short-lived first crossing at this location.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over South Canadian River on US 77
Location
McClain County, Oklahoma, and Cleveland County, Oklahoma
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1899-1900; destroyed by flooding 1904
Builders
- J.A. Fariss
- J.W. Hocker
Also called
First Purcell Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.01473, -97.34727   (decimal degrees)
35°00'53" N, 97°20'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/650794/3875924 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87981 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2020: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • January 31, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com