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Frisco Bridge

Memphis Bridge, Memphis, Tennessee(HAER, TENN,79-MEMPH,19-7)

General Information

Structural Type: Cantilever truss bridge
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) bridge
Built: 1888 - 1892
Status: in use

Geographic Information & Related Structures

Location: Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA, North America
West Memphis, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA, North America
Crosses
  • Mississippi River
Next to Harahan Bridge (1916)
Memphis-Arkansas Bridge (1949)
Rock Island Bridge (1916)
Coordinates: 35° 7' 44.00" N    90° 4' 35.00" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

main span 240.94 m
total length 1 489.56 m

Materials

truss steel

Chronology

12 May 1892

Completion.

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Internal Information
Structure-ID: s0001382
Created: 25/03/2001
Last Updated: 22/07/2014