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Medicine Lodge River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder

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BH Photo #134580

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Medicine Lodge River, 2.0 mi. north and 5.9 mi. west of Medicine Lodge
Location
Barber County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pair of pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.9 ft.
Total length: 176.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.30445, -98.68634   (decimal degrees)
37°18'16" N, 98°41'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/527796/4128693 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Medicine Lodge SW
Inventory numbers
KS 000040671706705 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17386 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added GPS Coordinates for this half-lost bridge.
  • February 11, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Status Description.
  • January 21, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Status and Status Description

Sources 

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

Comments 

Medicine River Bridge
Posted January 21, 2010, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

It appears that half of this bridge is lost.

Source:

http://ke2013.smugmug.com/keyword/bridge#285583172_D4pcd