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UP - Muddy Creek Bridge

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1905 Grantville, KS train bridge over Muddy Creek

Iron plaque stencil-cut 1905 date

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2016

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BH Photo #372693

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Muddy Creek on Union Pacific Railroad in Grantville
Location
Grantville, Jefferson County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 115.0 ft.
Total length: 115.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08343, -95.55527   (decimal degrees)
39°05'00" N, 95°33'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/278979/4329143 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grantville
Inventory number
BH 38783 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 13, 2016: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • February 11, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • January 29, 2009: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

UP - Muddy Creek Bridge
Posted December 13, 2016, by Nick Schmiedeler

Old solid beauty, 1 block south of HWY 24 in Grantville, KS, Jefferson County