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Wire Ford Bridge, Spanning Big Mulberry Creek at Wire Road (CR 67), Pleasant Hill, Crawford County, AR

Wire Ford Bridge, Spanning Big Mulberry Creek at Wire Road (CR 67), Pleasant Hill, Crawford County, AR

 
 
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Summary

Significance: Wire Ford Bridge is a good example of early twentieth century metal truss bridge technology. It is the only surviving multiple-span Pratt truss bridge in the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department historic bridges database.
Survey number: HAER AR-71
Building/structure dates: after. 1920- before. 1929 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1929 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1976 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 2006 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Lakeside Bridge & Steel Company
Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Ohio
Smalley, J C
Coddington, Samuel
Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, sponsor
Behrens, Thomas, project manager
Christianson, Justine, transmitter
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Location

Pleasant Hill35.57628, -94.31542
Google Map of 35.5762761, -94.315422
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Source

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