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Iola Electric Railway - Bassett Bridge

Photo 

Map

Map showing the Interurban crossing at a diagonal from Washington Street, meaning the line never crossing the 1908 Luten-designed Kentucky Street Bridge, as alluded to by an erroneous NRHP nomination form for the now-demolished bridge.

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923; Provided by Lehigh Portland Trails Association

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BH Photo #464927

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Elm Creek on Iola Electric Railway
Location
Bassett, Allen County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
Builder
- Iola Concrete Construction Co. of Iola, Kansas
Railroads
- Interurban
- Iola Electric Railway
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.91067, -95.40442   (decimal degrees)
37°54'38" N, 95°24'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/288626/4198629 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87786 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2020: New photo from Luke

Sources 

  • Luke