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KCS - Sallisaw Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in August 2007

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BH Photo #129065

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Sallisaw Creek on KCS Railroad Spur to Marble Quarry in Marble City
Location
Marble City, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma
History
This bridge was originally located at Ft. Smith, Arkansas across the Poteau River. When this route flooded in the 1940's the branch line was abandoned and this bridge was moved to Marble City.
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Pin-connected, 7-panel Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.58090, -94.82619   (decimal degrees)
35°34'51" N, 94°49'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/334533/3939000 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marble City
Inventory number
BH 38277 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 25, 2014: New photos from J. Randall Houp
  • December 3, 2008: Added by Gene McCluney

Sources 

  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • J. Randall Houp
  • Luke

Comments 

Sallisaw Creek KCS Railway Bridge
Posted July 21, 2010, by Jon Drumm (jddrumm [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The railroad track is owned by the lime mine. KCS wouldn't cross it without a rebuilding. The line is in service by a short line trailroad company.