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"Steel Life" Harahan Railway Bridge - 1916

The Harahan Bridge ( 1916). Spans over Mississippi River from Arkansas to Memphis, Tennessee.

These are actually 2 separate bridges, one for train and one for cars. It is about 5,000 ft long. Named after the president of the railroad company Rock Island, who was killed in a car accident, as the bridge was under construction. His car was hit by a train!


There is now a newer bridge in Memphis, about 1 mile north of this one on Rte 40.

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  • Uploaded on December 31, 2011
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    by tor tom
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-ZS5
    • Taken on 2011/11/30 14:23:53
    • Exposure: 0.010s (1/100)
    • Focal Length: 13.70mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.200
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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