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Frog Bayou Railroad Bridge



Photo taken May 2006 by David Backlin

BH Photo #100345

Street View 


Pony plate girder and wooden trestle bridge over Frog Bayou and AR 282 south of Mountainburg
Crawford County, Arkansas
Open to railroad traffic above and road traffic below
- Arkansas & Missouri Railroad (AM)
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Pony plate girder
Length of largest span: 67.9 ft.
Total length: 347.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.58608, -94.22406   (decimal degrees)
35°35'10" N, 94°13'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/389101/3938729 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mountainburg SW
Inventory numbers
AHTD M2671 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10308 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 15, 2010: Updated by David Backlin: Added GPS Info
  • February 19, 2009: Updated by David Backlin
  • May 22, 2006: Posted photos by David Backlin



AR 282 Bridge
Posted February 22, 2010, by Steve Marquess (steve503 [at] cox [dot] net)

This bridge is shown in photo on the cover and page 90 of Frisco in Color by Louis A. Marre and Gregory J. Sommers, Morning Sun Books. It has appeared at least once in the calendars of the Arkansas & Missouri RR.

Frog Bayou Railroad Bridge
Posted February 2, 2008, by TL Benac (tlbenac [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I have swam here as a child many times, and also as an adult. I have even waded my new 6 month old baby girl in the water here. Very nice memories.