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Stranger Creek Bridge

Photos 

Riveted, polygonal Warren pony truss.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2005

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BH Photo #111973

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Stranger Creek, 2.2 mi. north and 5.0 mi. west of Cummings
Location
Atchison County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1925
Design
Polygonal Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 92.8 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.49358, -95.25405   (decimal degrees)
39°29'37" N, 95°15'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/306171/4373977 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nortonville
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
25
Inventory numbers
KS 000031043003688 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17379 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of July 2016)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 100 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 31, 2013: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost.
  • March 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • February 28, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited "Design"
  • February 21, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Stranger Creek Bridge
Posted March 17, 2010, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Based on the latest Google Maps, it looks like this bridge may have been replaced.