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Ouachita River Bridge, Spanning Ouachita River at U.S. Highway 167, Calion, Calhoun County, AR



B&W Photos

HB56459
General View Of Parker Through Truss Bridge From South Approach, Looking Northeast

HB56460
General View Of Bridge Showing Parker Through Truss Center Span And Deck Truss Spans At Either Side Of Center Span, Looking Northwest

HB56461
Detail View Of Approach And Deck Truss From Underneath, Looking Northwest

HB56462
Detail View Of Bridge Dateplate Which Reads 'ouachita River, Keliher Construction Company, Little Rock, Arkansas, Contractor, Arkansas State Highway Commission, Dwight H


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Ouachita River at U.S. Highway 167, Calion, AR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AR-19
Building/structure dates: 1930 initial construction
Significance: The Ouachita River Bridge at Calion is a good example of the cantilever design used in Arkansas in the late 1920s and early 1930s. The bridge is also significant because it united the southeastern and southwestern quarters of Arkansas, which the Ouachita River separated. It also opened a direct route from Little Rock to El Dorado.

Subjects
Transportation
Bridge Construction
Metal Truss Bridges


Related Names
Keliher Construction Company
Smith, Corinne, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF PARKER THROUGH TRUSS BRIDGE FROM SOUTH APPROACH, LOOKING NORTHEAST
2. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE SHOWING PARKER THROUGH TRUSS CENTER SPAN AND DECK TRUSS SPANS AT EITHER SIDE OF CENTER SPAN, LOOKING NORTHWEST
3. DETAIL VIEW OF APPROACH AND DECK TRUSS FROM UNDERNEATH, LOOKING NORTHWEST
4. DETAIL VIEW OF BRIDGE DATEPLATE WHICH READS 'OUACHITA RIVER, KELIHER CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, CONTRACTOR, ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION, DWIGHT H. BLACKWOOD, CHAIRMAN,.....1930'


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