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Massachusetts Street Bridge (2nd)

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Second Massachusetts Street Bridge

1908 Postcard of the Kaw River Dam and Massachusetts Street Bridge in Lawrence, KS. Looking North.

The two northernmost spans were added after the flood of 1903 washed out several spans on the north end of the bridge.

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #263874

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Kansas River on (Later US40/59)
Location
Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas
Status
Replaced 1917
History
Built late 1800's. Several spans washed out in 1903 Kansas River flood. Replaced 1917
Design
Through truss
Also called
Kansas River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97515, -95.23601   (decimal degrees)
38°58'31" N, 95°14'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/306301/4316396 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lawrence East
Inventory number
BH 57695 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Douglas County, Kansas (20)
Kansas (2,693)
Lawrence, Kansas (5)
Lost (18,649)
Lost 1917 (32)
Lost during 1910s (334)
Owned by county (18,846)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Through truss (12,893)
Truss (29,433)

Update Log 

  • February 1, 2017: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • December 19, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • August 19, 2013: Added by Robert Healey

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