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Baxter Springs Heritage Center Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2012

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BH Photo #242180

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Sits next to 7th Street behind the Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Branch of Spring River on Footpath
Location
Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas
Status
Open to pedestrians
Builder
- A.M. Blodgett of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
Queenpost pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.02861, -94.73306   (decimal degrees)
37°01'43" N, 94°43'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/345850/4099450 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Baxter Springs
Inventory number
BH 51649 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 25, 2013: New photos from Larry Dooley
  • October 30, 2012: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Builder
  • March 7, 2012: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

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

Comments 

Baxter Springs Heritage Center Bridge
Posted December 23, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I am not sure when this one was built. The steel is marked Jones & Laughlins, so it was before they changed their stamps to Jones & Laughlin shortly after the turn of the century.