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DeGray Creek Bridge, Spanning DeGray Creek at Blish Road (CR 50), Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR

DeGray Creek Bridge, Spanning DeGray Creek at Blish Road (CR 50), Arkadelphia, Clark County, AR

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The American practice of using pins for bridge connections lasted from the 1860s until the 1920s. DeGray Creek Bridge is the only known surviving pin-connected Pratt pony truss bridge in Arkansas. It was moved from its original location to its present location during construction of DeGray Dam in the mid-twentieth century.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1106
Survey number: HAER AR-81
Building/structure dates: ca. 1915 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1970 Subsequent Work

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Date

1970
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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Hope Bridge Company
Stupp Brothers Bridge & Iron Works
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Pratt, Thomas Willis
Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, sponsor
Behrens, Thomas, project manager
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Location

Arkadelphia (Ark.)34.12093, -93.05378
Google Map of 34.1209292, -93.0537839
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Source

Library of Congress
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