Rating:
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UP - US 166 Overpass

Photos 

East Approach

Photo taken by David Backlin in July 2011

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BH Photo #203939

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over US 166 on MKT Railroad
Location
Chetopa, Labette County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Railroads
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT; Katy)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Also called
MKT - US 166 Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.04828, -95.10343   (decimal degrees)
37°02'54" N, 95°06'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/312952/4102297 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chetopa
Inventory number
BH 49037 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1936 (1,061)
Built during 1930s (10,922)
Chetopa, Kansas (6)
Deck girder (4,897)
Girder (8,835)
Have street view (24,552)
Kansas (2,903)
Labette County, Kansas (66)
Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (161)
Open (37,872)
Owned by state (14,599)
Plate girder (6,732)
Railroad (14,137)
US 166 (20)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,119)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2011: New photos from David Backlin
  • July 4, 2011: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

Comments 

US 166 MKT Bridge
Posted July 11, 2011, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Yeah, that is what I meant - I was talking to the artist.

I thought about typing "sdrawkcab si itifrag ruoy", but a reader might not get it without looking at the photographs.

US 166 MKT Bridge
Posted July 11, 2011, by Julie Bowers (jbowerz1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

awesome.

US 166 MKT Bridge
Posted July 11, 2011, by David Backlin (us71 [at] cox [dot] net)

No, the graffiti was written backwards. Here's a close-up of the east side,

US 166 MKT Bridge
Posted July 11, 2011, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Your grafiti is backwards!