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SK & O Oxford Branch Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in September 2017

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BH Photo #402756

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Description 

Visible south off HWY 160 just east of Oxford

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Unnamed Creek on SK & O Railroad
Location
Oxford, Cowley County, Kansas
Status
Derelict/abandoned, stretches currently over a pond, but most likely part of a larger creek with good rainfall
History
Several railroad companies associated with this abandoned line, SK & O the last reported on accessible records
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad (SKOL)
Design
Timber stringer, in very poor condition, long-since abandoned, many ties rotted or missing
Dimensions
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.26813, -97.14680   (decimal degrees)
37°16'05" N, 97°08'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/664317/4126226 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 32 S., R. 3 E., Sec. 18
Inventory number
BH 78439 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 15, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway"
  • September 14, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 14, 2017: Added by Nick Schmiedeler

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SK & O Oxford Branch Bridge
Posted September 15, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

aah no worries, Dana and Kay !!

SK & O Oxford Branch Bridge
Posted September 14, 2017, by Dana and Kay Klein

Whoops! Sorry Nick jumped in on street view , was following Roberts 2009 trial at same time you were. Sorry