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Harp Creek Bridge, Spans Harp Creek at State Highway 7, Harrison, Newton County, AR



B&W Photos

HB55754
Looking North, General View Of Concrete Open Spandrel Arch Bridge From Roadbed

HB55755
Three-quarter View Of Bridge With 4' Range Pole At Southeast Corner Of Bridge, Looking Northwest

HB55756
Three-quarter View Of Bridge, Looking Northwest

HB55757
Elevation View Of Bridge, Looking Southwest

HB55758
Elevation View Of Bridge, Looking Northeast

HB55759
View From Underneath Bridge Showing Concrete Deck Support, Looking Southeast

HB55760
Detail View Of Ornamental Concrete Work, Looking Northeast

HB55761
Detail View Of Dateplate Which Reads 'harp Creek, Luten Bridge Co., Contractor, Arkansas State Highway Department, 1928'


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Item Title


Location
Spans Harp Creek at State Highway 7, Harrison vicinity, AR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AR-9
Building/structure dates: 1928 initial construction
Significance: Erected as one of two bridges in a Newton County road project, Harp Creek Bridge is on of the more architectural of the small Highway Department bridges. It was built in 1928 by the Little Rock branch of the Luten Bridge Company, named after its renowned founder Daniel B. Luten, which specialized in reinforced concrete arch bridges. Harp Creek remains today as one of only ten unaltered open spandrel deck arches in Arkansas.

Subjects
Concrete Arch Bridges
Transportation
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Luten Bridge Company
Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department
O'Reilly, Sean, Historian
Smith, Corinne, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. LOOKING NORTH, GENERAL VIEW OF CONCRETE OPEN SPANDREL ARCH BRIDGE FROM ROADBED
2. THREE-QUARTER VIEW OF BRIDGE WITH 4' RANGE POLE AT SOUTHEAST CORNER OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
3. THREE-QUARTER VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
4. ELEVATION VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
5. ELEVATION VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHEAST
6. VIEW FROM UNDERNEATH BRIDGE SHOWING CONCRETE DECK SUPPORT, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
7. DETAIL VIEW OF ORNAMENTAL CONCRETE WORK, LOOKING NORTHEAST
8. DETAIL VIEW OF DATEPLATE WHICH READS 'HARP CREEK, LUTEN BRIDGE CO., CONTRACTOR, ARKANSAS STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT, 1928'


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