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Enterprise Bridge

Photos 

West Side Looking East-Southeast

HAER photos taken July 1985 by Larry Katsbulas

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #126956

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over Smoky Hill River on K-43 at Enterprise
Location
Dickinson County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by modern bridge
History
Built 1924-25 by the Yancey Construction Co.; dedicated Sept. 17, 1925; replaced 1988
Builder
- Yancey Construction Co. of Abilene, Kansas
Design
Riveted, 9-panel Parker through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 188.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.90716, -97.11814   (decimal degrees)
38°54'26" N, 97°07'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/663172/4308156 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chapman
Inventory number
BH 17672 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • August 14, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • HAER KS-5 - Enterprise Parker Truss Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Sheldon Wiens

Comments 

Enterprise Bridge
Posted January 17, 2006, by Anonymous

it is cool