BNSF - Walnut River Bridge (W)
This bridge consists of a pair of seven panel, pin connected Pratt through trusses. Naturally, the railroad company forbids trespassing near the bridge area, so the bridge was photographed from a distance using a zoom.
Photo taken by Robert Elder in February 2008
BH Photo #111736
Build date supplied by Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge book from 1937, provided by the Fred M. and Dale M. Springer Archives.
- Pratt through truss bridge over Walnut River on BNSF Railway
- Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas
- Open to traffic
- Built 1905, Second Track added 1919; North Approach Rebuilt Ca. 2003
- - American Bridge Co. of New York
- - Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Pratt through truss
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 455.0 ft.
- Also called
- ATSF Walnut River Bridge
Winfield Rail Bridge #2
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +37.24199, -97.00748 (decimal degrees)
37°14'31" N, 97°00'27" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 14/676732/4123577 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 36261 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- November 1, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
- April 28, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway"
- March 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
- March 9, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link
- July 14, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Edited City and Categories.
- February 12, 2008: Added by Robert Elder
- Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
- John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com