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This fine example of a lift trestle is now a walking bridge over the Arkansas River. This is the former Rock Island Line's trestle that crossed the river to access the depot just out of the picture to the right.
UP GP-40 #509, Yellville, AR, December 11, 1983, photo by Chuck Zeiler
I'm still researching this loco, it appears to be originally MKT GP-40 #203. It is pictured on the George's Creek bridge, the original was built in April 1903, a 1900 foot long, 60 foot high wood trestle, built to accept...
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