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BNSF - Marais Des Cygnes River Bridge (E)

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This nine panel, pin connected, Parker through truss carries the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Railroad over the Marais des Cygnes River. The bridge is located approximately 1.25 miles south and 1.5 miles west of Pomona, Kansas. This photo was taken from a gravel road located immediately east of the bridge.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in January 2004

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BH Photo #111537

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Marais Des Cygnes River on Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway
Location
Franklin County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.59043, -95.48136   (decimal degrees)
38°35'26" N, 95°28'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/283885/4274247 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pomona
Inventory number
BH 36226 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 6, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 5, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • February 11, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • February 8, 2008: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com