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SP - Lime Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in February 2017

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BH Photo #377476

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Video 

Short thing but stout and rather wide, in RR-busy town of Herrington, off 5th St.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Lime Creek on Abandoned Missouri Pacific Railroad
Location
Herington, Dickinson County, Kansas
Status
Abandoned
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Appears to be a pony plate girder
Also called
MoPac - Lime Creek Bridge
Flint Hills Nature Trail - Lime Creek Bridge (Future Name)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.67288, -96.94818   (decimal degrees)
38°40'22" N, 96°56'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/678494/4282474 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Herington
Inventory number
BH 64750 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2021: New video from Nick Schmiedeler
  • February 1, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • December 16, 2014: Added by Luke

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Comments 

SP - Lime Creek Bridge
Posted March 2, 2021, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Just posted a YouTube clip from 2017 visit

https://youtu.be/XGfb2L6sks8

SP - Lime Creek Bridge
Posted February 1, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Pretty cool little spot. Neat old abandoned RR bridge off 5th. Needs to be cleaned up some - lots of local trash dumped in the area.