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Rock Island Carry Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2017

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BH Photo #413626

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Carry Creek on Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific RR
Location
Dickinson County, Kansas
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.83006, -96.99460   (decimal degrees)
38°49'48" N, 96°59'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/674073/4299829 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Woodbine
Land survey
T. 14 S., R. 4 E., Sec. 16
Elevation
1250 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 67552 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (13,961)
Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (987)
Closed (2,540)
Deck girder (4,955)
Dickinson County, Kansas (46)
Girder (8,940)
Kansas (2,919)
Plate girder (6,800)
Railroad (14,221)

Update Log 

  • December 15, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • May 12, 2015: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Rock Island Carry Creek Bridge
Posted December 15, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

MOOOONNNNSSSTTTTEEERRRR tressle - parked on road to south, walked few hundred yards north to find this freaky thing, fenced off on both sides about 20 yds away, cattle meandering among the posts on other side of creek - absolutely gigantic abandoned beauty

Rock Island Carry Creek Bridge
Posted May 12, 2015, by Robert Elder

Oh, yes, this bridge. I have driven past it, but could not see it due to the summer foliage. I understand that it is quite an impressive timber trestle.