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BNSF - Captain Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in June 2018

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BH Photo #429868

Map 

Description 

Deck plate girders built 1898, piers rebuilt 1943

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Captain Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Eudora, Johnson County, Kansas, and Douglas County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic, solid
History
Built 1898, Piers Rebuilt 1943
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 52.0 ft.
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Also called
Weaver, Kansas RR Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.96711, -95.05298   (decimal degrees)
38°58'02" N, 95°03'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/322138/4315131 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82021 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 26, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from ATSF Railway Bridge Records
  • June 30, 2018: Added by Nick Schmiedeler

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