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War Eagle Bridge, Spanning War Eagle Creek at Benton County Road No., War Eagle, Benton County, AR



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Location
Spanning War Eagle Creek at Benton County Road No., War Eagle, AR

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER AR-50
Building/structure dates: 1907 initial construction
Significance: The construction of the 182-foot-span at War Eagle was development in the growing economy in northwest Arkansas. Built by the Illinois Steel Bridge Company in 1907, the War Eagle Bridge is significant as one of six Parker through trusses in Arkansas. The bridge is located next to a reconstructed grist mill, which is fourth in a series of mills on the same site dating back to 1832.

Subjects
Flour & Meal Industry
Transportation
Bridge Construction


Related Names
Illinois Steel Bridge Company
Steen, Kathryn, Historian
Smith, Corinne, Historian


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. 3/4 VIEW OF PARKER THROUGH TRUSS BRIDGE WITH KINGPOST APPROACH SPANS, LOOKING NORTHEAST
2. VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM ROADBED, LOOKING EAST
3. 3/4 VIEW OF BRIDGE STANDING BESIDE WAR EAGLE MILL (AT LEFT), LOOKING SOUTHEAST
4. VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM ROADBED, LOOKING WEST
5. ELEVATION VIEW OF BRIDGE, LOOKING NORTH
6. GENERAL VIEW OF BRIDGE FROM RIVER'S EDGE, LOOKING SOUTH
7. VIEW FROM BRIDGE DECK, LOOKING EAST
8. VIEW FROM BRIDGE DECK, LOOKING WEST
9. VIEW SHOWING TRUSSES AND BRIDGE PLATE ATOP PORTAL, LOOKING EAST
10. VIEW OF UNDERSIDE DECK SUPPORT SYSTEM FROM EAST BANK, LOOKING WEST
11. DETAIL VIEW OF STONE ABUTMENT, LOOKING NORTHWEST


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