Creator

Date Original

1873-1893

Description

This collection contains specifications and correspondence regarding proposed bridges over the Arkansas River at Little Rock, Arkansas in the 1890s.

Biographical/Historical Note

The first true non-railway bridge was completed across the Arkansas River at Little Rock. Built by the Pulaski County Government, it was designed for foot and wagon traffic. The bridge ran from the foot of Main Street in Little Rock to Maple Street on the north side of the river, and was known as 'The Free Bridge.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Little Rock, Pulaski County (Ark.)

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.056.014

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Arkansas River bridges at Little Rock records, 1873-1893

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Arkansas River bridges at Little Rock records, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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