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Island Slough Bridge, Spanning Island Slough at County Road 58, Magness, Independence County, AR



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Item Title


Location
Spanning Island Slough at County Road 58, Magness vicinity, AR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AR-82
Building/structure dates: 1909 initial construction
National Register Number: 04001042
Significance: Island Slough Bridge is representative of the pre-highway era of metal truss bridge building and an excellent example of the work of the Joliet Bridge & Iron Company, a nationally significant bridge fabricating firm. It is the third oldest of twelve Pratt through truss bridges in the Arkansas Historic Bridges database.

Subjects
Pratt Trusses
Bridge Construction
Steel Truss Bridges


Related Names
Joliet Bridge & Iron Company
Hill & Lund
Pratt, Caleb
Pratt, Thomas
Morrison, Robert C.
Morrison, Raymond K.


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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