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BNSF - Oakley Creek Bridge

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BNSF Oakley Creek Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by John Marvig in September 2018

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BH Photo #436809

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Description 

Build date given by 1984 Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Bridge Book. Rebuilt in 1921 using a technique known as "doubling up", where an additional line of girders, generally from scrap girders, would be added to create a four girder structure.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Oakley Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Douglas County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1884, Strengthened 1921
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 75.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.03683, -95.36567   (decimal degrees)
39°02'13" N, 95°21'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/295246/4323526 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83257 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 26, 2018: Added by John Marvig

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