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Five Creek Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Five Creek on a local road, 2.0 mi. west and 1.5 mi. south of Clay Center
Location
Clay County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 89.9 ft.
Total length: 150.9 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.35828, -97.16677   (decimal degrees)
39°21'30" N, 97°10'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/657944/4358139 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clay Center SW
Inventory numers
KS 000140837903885 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 40928 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 9, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited Design.

Sources 

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

Comments 

Five Creek Bridge
Posted July 19, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I just added a KSHS PDF for this lost bridge. It looks like a classic Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co. product to me.

The pony approach span had outriggers that might have been cruciform.