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KO&G Bridge

Map 

Description 

Perhaps the northern-most artifact of this railway.

Some history on the builder: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Trains/I...

Probably abandoned 1967-1970.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned bridge over Tributary of Spring River on Kansas, Oklahoma & Gulf RW
Location
Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built by Misouri, Oklahoma and Gulf Railway in 1912, acquired from receiver in 1918 by KO&G
Builder
- Fidelity Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Railroad
- Kansas, Oklahoma & Gulf Railway (KO&G)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.02463, -94.74048   (decimal degrees)
37°01'29" N, 94°44'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/345182/4099021 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 35 S., R. 24 E., Sec. 1
Elevation
820 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 71018 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 14, 2016: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com