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BNSF - Buffalo Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in August 2018

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BH Photo #434808

Map 

Description 

Great stone pillars on this old RR bridge, very strange enormous pile of General Motors (only) crushed cars from the 50's and 60's under southeast approach

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Buffalo Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Yuma, Cloud County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1900
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 182.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.58781, -97.72763   (decimal degrees)
39°35'16" N, 97°43'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/609261/4382782 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82901 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2020: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 19, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • September 18, 2018: Added by Nick Schmiedeler

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