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Yarbough's Crossing Bridge

Photo 

Yarbough's Crossing Bridge

Cropped from original

Photo taken by George Henry Farnum

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BH Photo #451887

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over North Canadian River on old Schoolton road
Location
Okfuskee County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
The location of the lynching of Laura and L. D. Nelson in 1911
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.42971, -96.40767   (decimal degrees)
35°25'47" N, 96°24'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/735337/3923785 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 11 N., R. 8 E., Sec. 13
Elevation
814 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 85865 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Lost (22,107)
Okfuskee County, Oklahoma (23)
Oklahoma (1,971)
Parker through truss (1,224)
Parker truss (1,591)
Replaced by new bridge (14,758)
Through truss (13,956)
Truss (31,118)

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2019: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Wikipedia - Contains two photos of the bridge with bodies hanging below.