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Lakin Arkansas River Bridge

Photo 

Arriv

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler

BH Photo #438903

Map 

Description 

Old postcard photo. Have not yet seen other evidence of this multiple-span queenpost truss bridge. Modern bridge in place now carries highway K-25/S. Main St./ S. Bridge St. traffic

Facts 

Overview
Lost Queenpost through truss bridge over Arkansas River on K-25/S. Main St.
Location
Lakin, Kearny County, Kansas
Status
No longer exists
Design
Multiple-span queenpost through truss with outriggers
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.92468, -101.25439   (decimal degrees)
37°55'29" N, 101°15'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/301855/4199854 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83602 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Kansas (3,044)
Kearny County, Kansas (3)
Lakin, Kansas (1)
Lost (22,231)
Queenpost truss (236)
Through truss (14,023)
Truss (31,211)

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2018: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Lakin Arkansas River Bridge
Posted November 25, 2018, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Wow Clark, yes totally see it - northwest side also, alignment of "South Bridge St."....thanks

Lakin Arkansas River Bridge
Posted November 25, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Maybe a bit of abutment near the SW corner of the new bridge.