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Pony Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2008

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BH Photo #125799

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over Pony Creek, 0.7 mi. west and 1.7 mi. north of Morill
Location
Brown County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pin-connected, 3-panel Pratt half-hip pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 45.9 ft.
Total length: 85.9 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.95607, -95.71229   (decimal degrees)
39°57'22" N, 95°42'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/268316/4426404 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Morrill
Average daily traffic (as of 2004)
40
Inventory numbers
KS 000070993003062 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17438 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2008)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 17.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • October 31, 2013: Updated by Robert Elder: Lost. It looks like several truss bridges in Brown County have been demolished in the last year or so.
  • March 2, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • October 13, 2008: New photos from Robert Elder

Sources 

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