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SPT - Big Sandy Creek Trestle

Map 

Description 

Awaiting conversion for trail use as part of the forthcoming Shortgrass Prairie Trail.

Total length approximate

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Big Sandy Creek on Shortgrass Prairie Trail (former CKRY, ex-ATSF)
Location
Clark County, Kansas
Status
Derelict/abandoned with rails removed, to be converted to trail use
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Central Kansas Railway (CKRY)
Design
71 Panel Timber Pile Trestle (965ft)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 14.0 ft.
Total length: 965.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.09239, -99.90353   (decimal degrees)
37°05'33" N, 99°54'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/419704/4105503 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81241 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 18, 2018: Added by Dylan VanAntwerp

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com