Bridge over South Canadian River at Purcell, Ind. T.

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Indians of North America -- Indian Territory, Street-railroads, Canadian
Other titlesPurcell and Lexington Street Railway to bridge Canadian River, Indian Territory
SeriesH.rp.3849
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 p.
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The US 77 James C. Nance Bridge connecting Purcell and Lexington was originally built as a circa deck truss two-lane bridge and in rebuilt as a concrete pier four-lane bridge crossing the Canadian River between Purcell and Lexington, bridge carries U.S.

Route 77 (US) and Oklahoma State Highway 39 (SH) from McClain County to Cleveland nates: 35°0′54″N 97°20′38″W /. Nearly six years after the year old bridge linking the cities of Purcell and Lexington at the Canadian river became endangered, the state prepares to dedicate a new replacement.

Ceremonies will be held Friday at the $38 million US/SH39 bridge that is. Original article can be found here.

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Nearly six years after the year old bridge linking the cities of Purcell and Lexington at the Canadian river became endangered, the state prepares to dedicate a new replacement.

Ceremonies will be held Friday at the $38 million US/SH39 bridge that is four lanes and will officially be opened to traffic. The bridge was closed after an inspection revealed cracking in the beams. Photo By Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman NORMAN, OKLAHOMA, WEDNESDAY, DECEM U.S. 77 bridge over South Canadian River between Lexington and Purcell.

The bridge has been placed on the national registry and is the third longest bridge in the state. Garee's toll bridge was the first one of any permanency to span the Canadian River in this area. An earlier Ind. T. book at Purcell had washed away. "We thought our bridge would be a bonanza," recalled Garee, "since there was no bridge over the river at Purcell at that time.".

Three years after the Purcell-Lexington bridge over the South Canadian River was closed because of the discovery of cracks, the state is about to begin construction of a new bridge. Work is scheduled to begin this year on replacing the year old U.S.

77/State Highway 39 that links the two cities. It could last 18 months before completion. US77 South Canadian River Bridge (Cleveland County, Oklahoma) BuiltClosed Jan for emergency repairs, Reopened Junereplaced Lost deck truss bridge over South Canadian River on US 77 in Purcell Replaced by a new bridge.

Old US 66 Canadian River Bridge. This is the celebrated bridge of the Mother Road. It is believed to be the longest truss bridge in the state. It consists of 38 of the standard design foot pony truss bridge and two foot approaches with the concrete 'fence' railings.

Two bronze plaques are mounted on each side of the bridge at each end. ATLT - Canadian River Bridge (Blaine County, Oklahoma) Built Parker through truss bridge over Canadian River on AT&L Railroad (former RI) Line open to traffic, but bridge.

Excerpt: This is a list of crossings of the South Saskatchewan River in the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta, from the river's confluence with the North Saskatchewan River at Saskatchewan River Forks, upstream to its origin at the confluence of the Bow and Oldman Rivers.

Broadway Bridge The pipeline suspension bridge was erected Format: Print on Demand (Paperback). Or, take a scenic drive over the legendary deck truss James C. Nance Memorial Bridge which crosses over to Lexington.

Then, hike up Purcell’s Red Hill for a breathtaking view of the South Canadian River and crimson-splashed OU campus in Norman. For the trendy tourist. Save the Old Canadian River Bridge.

K likes. Campaign to try to save the historic old South Canadian River bridge (that goes from Oklahoma City to. The existing North River Bridge is substandard in design and components do not meet the current Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code (CHBDC).

The existing North River Bridge has deteriorated beyond the point of economic viability for conducting rehabilitation. The existing North River Bridge has a projected remaining lifespan of years. 5th Street Over Savannah River in Augusta: Richmond County, Georgia and Aiken County, South Carolina, United States Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed Length: 1, ft.

Main Span: ft. Roadway: ft. Main Spans: Laura and L. were taken to a bridge over the North Canadian River, six miles west and one mile south of Okemah; it was described as on the old Schoolton road and at Yarbrough's crossing.

According to the Associated Press and The Crisis, Laura was raped. The Canadian river is on the other side of those trees, and beyond that, Lexington. This view is looking east. Above, this plaque is mounted in the endmost guard post at both the east and west ends of the bridge. The bridge was built in and, according to the ID shield is.

Oklahoma Department of Transportation engineers have closed the US/SH bridge over the South Canadian River between Purcell and Lexington due to safety reasons based upon cracking found during inspections. The bridge was originally load posted on January January 31 February Transportation Commission Meeting Notice.

South Canadian River Bridge. Ellis County, Oklahoma. map. North of Durham you will find this old bridge, the only way to cross the Canadian for miles in any direction.

Look to the west and you will see the scenic Antelope Hills. > 1 year ago. This is a good find. Thanks, Erick Huling. Concrete is great, but you just can’t beat steel truss bridges for adding character to a highway. This is one of my favorite: a 3,foot-long, span pony-truss bridge that crosses the South Canadian River west of El Reno, Oklahoma, on old Route Laura and L.D.

were taken to a bridge over the North Canadian River, six miles west and one mile south of Okemah; the bridge was variously described as on the old Schoolton road, and at Yarbrough's crossing.

According to a July report in The Crisis, members of the mob raped Laura. The Ledger reported that they gagged her and L.D. with tow sacks and, using a rope made of half-inch hemp. Railroad Bridge, South Canadian River. Blaine County, Oklahoma. map. This was pretty exciting to find, I hadn't expected to find anything this cool today.

Hope you find it. > 1 year ago.

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This is a good find. Thanks, Erick Huling. Save this to your dream destinations or spots to try list. Below their Hill on the South Canadian, Adkins and his boys established a ferry business; the area was known for years as Adkins’ crossing.

Eventually, the first bridge built across the river was at this crossing. (24th Ave. SW). The family also established a corn. Fenton, Saskatchewan - originally built in by Canadian Northern as a timber bridge over the South Saskatchewan River near Prince Albert, it was rebuilt in by Canadian National with the centre section replaced by 5 steel truss spans each feet; 1, feet long total; CPR has trackage rights; still active This bridge is a pattern book of Pennsylvania State Highway Department truss designs.

PA and PA Over Conemaugh River in Seward: Indiana County, Pennsylvania and Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States (US, OK-8) Over South Canadian River in Rural (Near Bridgeport): Caddo County, Oklahoma and Canadian County, Oklahoma.

Purcell: 2: McClain County Courthouse: Aug Courthouse Square 35°00′47″N 97°21′40″W  /  °N °W  /  Purcell: 3: US Highway 77 Bridge at Canadian River.

In early E. Purcell and O. Nelson, laid out a acre townsite for the soon to arrive Southern Kansas Railway. The site, which was on the South bank of the Canadian River connected to the community of Hogtown (AKA Clear Creek) by a bridge that summer.

The river has also been portrayed in paintings, notably by the Group of Seven. In addition, the river is the namesake of Saint-Laurent Herald at the Canadian Heraldic Authority.

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In Jacques Cousteau traveled to Canada to make two films on the Saint Lawrence River and the Great Lakes, Cries from the Deep and St. Lawrence: Stairway to the Sea. Manhattan Road & Bridge Co., of Muskogee, embarked on a frantic race against time Friday after being awarded an unusual Oklahoma contract that calls for the company to be rewarded or punished at rates as high as $2, an hour, depending on how quickly it can repair the Purcell-Lexington bridge.

Inan organization was formed to push for the construction of a north-south interstate highway. The Jefferson Highway Association (JHA) set a goal of running a paved road from. War of the Rebellion: Serial Page MO., ARK., KANS., IND. T., AND DEPT. Chapter XXXIV. Search Civil War Official Records in mass so as to.

The piers are from the rebuild. Two spans were replaced in as a permanent repair for flood damage and the remaining three spans were replaced in Some of the stone work in the abutments may date back to the 's canal aqueduct.

[Bridge Hunter].The foot-long span was built in as part of the Lexington-Purcell Toll Bridge across the South Canadian River. Inthe bridge was replaced with a more modern structure and its spans were relocated as individual bridges on country roads throughout the state.

By now, most of those bridges built from the spans are out of service.But eventually, you come upon a spectacular old Route 66 bridge. The bridge over the South Canadian River made the alignment of Route 66 possible.

The bridge isn’t tall, but it is surprisingly long. It’s known as the “Pony Bridge” because it’s made up of 38 small, or “pony”, trusses.