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Frisco - Hoffman Hollow Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #104027

Map 

Description 

This bridge carried the St. Louis-San Francisco (Frisco) Railroad's Line from Nash, MO to Hoxie, AR. This portion of the route, from Nash to Pocahontas, AR, was abandoned on December 1, 1965.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned wooden trestle northeast of Rombauer next to CR 575
Location
Butler County, Missouri
Status
Abandoned, with most of deck missing.
Railroad
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Timber stringer
Also called
Rail-to-road
Railroad
St. Francis River
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.86026, -90.26861   (decimal degrees)
36°51'37" N, 90°16'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/743498/4082853 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rombauer
Land survey
T. 26 N., R. 7 E., Sec. 35
Inventory number
BH 20959 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,646)
Beam (15,708)
Butler County, Missouri (55)
Missing deck (50)
Missouri (6,302)
Railroad (15,410)
St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (214)
Timber stringer (4,014)

Update Log 

  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • March 26, 2005: Posted new photos, changed name