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FMRC - Red River Bridge

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Elmer Red River R/R Bridge

Photo taken by aaron leibold

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BH Photo #248051

Description 

This trestle crosses both the Salt Fork of the Red River as well as the Red River itself just above their confluence.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Red River on Farmrail Corporation
Location
Wilbarger County, Texas, and Jackson County, Oklahoma
Status
Stripped of track and abandoned.
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Farmrail Corporation (FMRC)
Design
Timber stringer on trestle and 240 & 320 ft. main spans on piers.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 320.0 ft.
Total length: 2,800.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.45930, -99.35855   (decimal degrees)
34°27'33" N, 99°21'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/467067/3813142 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elmer
Inventory number
BH 55463 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added RR info
  • February 5, 2013: Added by aaron leibold

Sources 

  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke