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SWM - Branch Spring River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2012

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BH Photo #242219

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Branch of Spring River
Location
Baxter Springs, Cherokee County, Kansas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1918
Railroads
- Interurban
- Southwest Missouri Electric Railway (SWM)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.02848, -94.72933   (decimal degrees)
37°01'43" N, 94°43'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/346182/4099429 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Baxter Springs
Inventory number
BH 54221 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2015: Updated by Luke: Build date
  • October 31, 2012: Added by Robert Elder

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Comments 

SWM - Branch Spring River Bridge
Posted April 11, 2019, by Darrell Powers (systemofadown311 [at] outlook [dot] com)

Cool spot.

Branch Spring River Bridge
Posted October 31, 2012, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge was clearly part of the interurban rail line that ran through the area.