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Missouri & North Arkansas Railroad Bridge, Spanning Middle Fork Little Red River, Shirley, Van Buren County, AR

Missouri & North Arkansas Railroad Bridge, Spanning Middle Fork Little Red River, Shirley, Van Buren County, AR

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The Missouri & North Arkansas Railroad Bridge at Shirley, Arkansas is an example of a Baltimore through truss, a modification of the Pratt truss development by the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1871. This structure is of interest as a former railroad bridge adapted for use as a roadway bridge.
Survey number: HAER AR-76
Building/structure dates: 1908 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1978 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Company, Fabricator
Missouri & Arkansas Railroad Company
Missouri & North Arkansas Railroad
Van Buren County, Owner
Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, sponsor
Behrens, Thomas, project manager
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
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Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html