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BNSF - Rock Creek Bridge

Photos 

This bridge is surrounded by private property and thus was photographed from 42nd Road using a zoom.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in March 2007

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BH Photo #111743

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren Through truss bridge over Rock Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Cowley County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1921
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Also called
ATSF Rock Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.42175, -97.01087   (decimal degrees)
37°25'18" N, 97°00'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/676012/4143517 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Udall
Inventory number
BH 36263 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 27, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway"
  • March 6, 2011: New Street View added by Joe Underwood
  • March 4, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates
  • February 12, 2008: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

BNSF - Rock Creek Bridge
Posted November 1, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Another one with a girder for a bottom chord...