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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
Location
Yuma, Cloud County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 125.0 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)

Categories 

Cloud County, Kansas (23)
Deck girder (4,897)
Girder (8,832)
Kansas (2,903)
Owned by railroad (10,777)
Plate girder (6,731)
Preserved (1,113)
Total length 125-175 feet (5,495)
Unknown status (1,602)
Yuma, Kansas (1)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2018: Added by Nick Schmiedeler

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