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BNSF - Walnut River Bridge (W)

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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

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BH Photo #111736

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Walnut River on BNSF Railway
Location
Winfield, Cowley County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1919, North Approach Rebuilt Ca. 2003
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
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:
Hackney
Inventory number
BH 36261 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • 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

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com