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Old US 36 Missouri River Bridge

Photos 

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Submitted by David Backlin

BH Photo #197029

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Missouri River on US 36
Location
St. Joseph, Doniphan County, Kansas, and Buchanan County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1929; Replaced 1984
Design
Through truss
Also called
St Joseph Free Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.74912, -94.86129   (decimal degrees)
39°44'57" N, 94°51'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/340535/4401569 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Joseph South
Inventory number
BH 48592 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2019: New photos from Joe Sonderman
  • May 22, 2019: New photos from Joe Sonderman
  • May 20, 2019: New photos from Joe Sonderman
  • April 10, 2011: Added by David Backlin

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Comments 

Old US 36 Missouri River Bridge
Posted May 20, 2011, by Sheldon Wiens (sheldon_wiens77 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

No kidding, David. That is cool you found the older bridge after replaced in 1984.