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Buffalo Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in November 2017

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BH Photo #410514

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Buffalo Creek, 0.6 mi. south and 5.0 mi. east of Randall
Location
Jewell County, Kansas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1912
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.63046, -97.95048   (decimal degrees)
39°37'50" N, 97°57'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/590068/4387269 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jamestown NW
Inventory numbers
KS 000450755003506 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 17852 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 2000)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 25.40 (out of 100)

Categories 

Built 1912 (733)
Built during 1910s (8,791)
Closed (2,429)
Jewell County, Kansas (69)
Kansas (2,721)
Owned by county (18,903)
Pin-connected (3,261)
Pony truss (15,068)
Span length 75-100 feet (5,864)
Structurally deficient (18,538)
Total length 75-100 feet (5,986)
Truss (29,503)
Wooden deck (5,869)

Update Log 

  • November 11, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • November 10, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Buffalo Creek Bridge
Posted November 10, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Cool closed pony. Interesting swinging hinged gate on wheels open the day I visited - possibly locals using for hunting access on ATV's or something. At least 2 more ponies very close in proximity.