Baptist Ford Bridge
View from south
Photo taken July 2002 and provided by the Arkansas Highway & Transportation Department
BH Photo #101152
Baptist Ford Bridge Cinema
Written by Brandon Cooper
This bridge's appearance in the 2016 film "Greater", which boasts an all-star cast in Nick Searcy, M.C. Gainey, Leslie Easterbrook and Neil McDonough was limited. It appears in a brief background shot towards the beginning of the movie when the main character, Brandon Burlsworth (played by Christopher Severio) is in the creek.
- Three-span pony truss bridge over West Fork White River on CR 1194 (Old US 71) in Greenland
- Washington County, Arkansas
- Open to local traffic
- Built 1930 by the Maxwell Construction Co.
- - Maxwell Construction Co. of Columbus, Kansas
- Three riveted, 10-panel Parker pony trusses
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 308.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +35.98130, -94.17363 (decimal degrees)
35°58'53" N, 94°10'25" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/394196/3982511 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- West Fork
- Average daily traffic (as of 1992)
- Inventory numbers
- AHTD 18802 (Arkansas Highway and Transportation Dept. bridge number)
BH 10642 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- Inspection report (as of June 2018)
- Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 47.6 (out of 100)
View more at BridgeReports.com
- August 3, 2022: Essay added by Brandon Cooper
- July 3, 2022: Updated by Brandon Cooper: Added category "Featured in a movie"
- April 25, 2022: Updated by Dave King: Added category "Painted silver"
- August 13, 2012: Updated by J Lance: Added category "Multiple span pony truss"
- May 3, 2010: New Street View added by Nathan Holth
- December 13, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
- August 23, 2008: Updated history
- March 13, 2005: Posted new photos