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Little Missouri River Bridge, Spanning Little Missouri River at County Road No. , Old Rome, Clark County, AR



B&W Photos

HB57441
Side View, Looking South, Showing A Part Of The Main Camelback Span

HB57442
View, Looking North, Showing The South Elevation And Approach Span (tripod Extension Is Seen In Bottom Of Photograph)

HB57443
Detail View, Looking Southeast, Showing The U1 Connection Of The Main Span, East Elevation

HB57444
Detail View, Looking Northeast, Showing Bearing Block And Concrete Filled Cylindrical Steel Ring Pier, West Truss Of Main Span At South End

HB57445
View, Looking Southwest, Showing Floor Beam-stringer System Of Approach Span And Central Piers

HB57446
View, Looking Northwest, Showing East Elevation Of Pratt Approach Span

HB57447
View, Looking Southwest, Showing North Elevation


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Item Title


Location
Spanning Little Missouri River at County Road No., Old Rome vicinity, AR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AR-44
Building/structure dates: 1910 initial construction
Significance: The Little Missouri River Bridge is the last remaining Camelback through truss steel bridge in Arkansas. A recent inventory of the historic bridges in the state conducted by the Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department showed that out of the 241 steel truss bridges remaining in use today, this bridge is the last of its type.

Subjects
Transportation
Bridge Construction
Steel Truss Bridges


Related Names
Swanda, Michael, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. SIDE VIEW, LOOKING SOUTH, SHOWING A PART OF THE MAIN CAMELBACK SPAN
2. VIEW, LOOKING NORTH, SHOWING THE SOUTH ELEVATION AND APPROACH SPAN (TRIPOD EXTENSION IS SEEN IN BOTTOM OF PHOTOGRAPH)
3. DETAIL VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHEAST, SHOWING THE U1 CONNECTION OF THE MAIN SPAN, EAST ELEVATION
4. DETAIL VIEW, LOOKING NORTHEAST, SHOWING BEARING BLOCK AND CONCRETE FILLED CYLINDRICAL STEEL RING PIER, WEST TRUSS OF MAIN SPAN AT SOUTH END
5. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHWEST, SHOWING FLOOR BEAM-STRINGER SYSTEM OF APPROACH SPAN AND CENTRAL PIERS
6. VIEW, LOOKING NORTHWEST, SHOWING EAST ELEVATION OF PRATT APPROACH SPAN
7. VIEW, LOOKING SOUTHWEST, SHOWING NORTH ELEVATION


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