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Frisco - Whitewater River Railroad Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Plate girder bridge over Whitewater River
Location
Butler County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced. This bridge was in danger of collapse.
Future prospects
Might have been used on the Redbud Trail, but was being undermined by the Whitewater River.
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.67288, -96.99919   (decimal degrees)
37°40'22" N, 96°59'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/676452/4171404 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Augusta
Inventory number
BH 72819 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Butler County, Kansas (115)
Girder (8,180)
Kansas (2,731)
Lost (18,949)
Lost 2010 (387)
Lost during 2010s (2,080)
Plate girder (6,282)
Through girder (3,033)
Whitewater River (Kansas) (25)

Update Log 

  • December 23, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Status description and Future prospects.
  • July 30, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited multiple categories.
  • July 16, 2016: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

Frisco - Whitewater River Railroad Bridge
Posted July 30, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge was demolished in 2010 to prevent it from collapsing into the Whitewater River. The banks were caving in and threatening to take the bridge with them.