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Ward's Crossing Bridge, Spanning Fourche Lafave River at Sunlight Bay Road (CR 8), Plainview, Yell County, AR

Ward's Crossing Bridge, Spanning Fourche Lafave River at Sunlight Bay Road (CR 8), Plainview, Yell County, AR

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Ward's Crossing Bridge is highly representative of the late nineteenth century era of metal truss bridge technology and the period of Arkansas history that saw the development of county road systems, prior to the establishment of the Arkansas State Highway Commission. It is one of the only three surviving camelback truss bridges in Arkansas.
Survey number: HAER AR-70
Building/structure dates: 1905 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Converse Bridge Company
Arkansas State Highway Commission
Converse, William H
Mississippi Valley Steel Company
Sisken Steel & Supply Company
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, sponsor
Behrens, Thomas, project manager
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Location

Plainview (Yell County, Ark.)34.98954, -93.29740
Google Map of 34.9895354, -93.29740439999999
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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