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UP - Branch Lime Creek Bridge

Photos 

View from Vane Road

This creek is flowing stronly after a devastating drought. There must be a prolific spring in the area.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in October 2012

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BH Photo #242176

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Branch of Lime Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Dickinson County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1923
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 25.0 ft.
Total length: 25.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.69951, -96.94651   (decimal degrees)
38°41'58" N, 96°56'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/678573/4285433 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Herington
Inventory number
BH 43673 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 28, 2009: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

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