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Winkley Bridge, Spanning Little Red River adjacent to State Highwa, Heber Springs, Cleburne County, AR



B&W Photos

HB57586
Detail View Of Cable, Looking Southeast


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Little Red River adjacent to State Highwa, Heber Springs, AR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AR-48
Building/structure dates: 1912 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1989 demolished
Significance: The Winkley Bridge was an excellent example of a streamlined suspension bridge, and one of only two remaining suspension bridges in Arkansas, before its collapse in 1989. For a period of sixty years, the Winkley Bridge served as the only convenient link between the eastern section of Cleburne County and the county seat of Heber Springs.

Subjects
Suspension Bridges
Pedestrian Bridges
Transportation


Related Names
Churchill, Harry
Bennett, Lola, Historian
Smith, Corinne, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF CABLE SUSPENSION BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
2. 3/4 VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING WEST
3. VIEW FROM APPROACH OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
4. VIEW FROM MIDDLE OF SPAN ON ROADBED, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
5. VIEW FROM MIDDLE OF SPAN ON ROADBED, LOOKING NORTHWEST
6. PARTIAL VIEW OF SPAN FROM STATE HIGHWAY 110 BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
7. PARTIAL VIEW OF BRIDGE, INCLUDING SOUTHEAST PORTAL, FROM STATE HIGHWAY 110 BRIDGE, LOOKING SOUTHWEST
8. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM ROADSIDE, LOOKING NORTHEAST
9. DETAIL VIEW OF WOODEN SUPPORT SYSTEM FROM DECK, LOOKING SOUTH
10. DETAIL VIEW OF CABLE, LOOKING SOUTHEAST
11. DETAIL VIEW OF CABLE END AT ANCHOR POINT, LOOKING EAST
12. DETAIL VIEW OF WOODEN SUPPORT SYSTEM AND CABLE FROM ROADBED, LOOKING SOUTH
13. DETAIL VIEW OF CABLE CLAMP, LOOKING NORTH


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