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UP - Arkansas River Bridge

Photo 

As seen from the Old Route 16 Bridge

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in April 2009

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BH Photo #139097

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pair of deck girder bridges over the Arkansas River on Union Pacific (former KATY/MOG) Railroad in Muskogee
Location
Muskogee County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built by the KATY and Missouri, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroads
- Kansas, Oklahoma & Gulf Railway (KO&G)
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Missouri, Oklahoma & Gulf Railway (MO&G)
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
- Texas & Pacific Railway (T&P)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck girder
Also called
KOG - Arkansas River Bridge
MoPac - Arkansas River Bridge
T&P - Arkansas River Bridge
MOG - Arkansas River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.79403, -95.33495   (decimal degrees)
35°47'39" N, 95°20'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/288991/3963619 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northeast Muskogee
Inventory number
BH 42446 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • April 24, 2009: Added by Nathan Morton

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