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ATSF - Fivemile Creek Arch Bridge

Photos 

North side

Photo taken by Clark Vance in December 2012

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BH Photo #245122

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone and brick arch bridge over Fivemile Creek on Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad grade (abandoned) in Buffalo Bill Park. in Leavenworth
Location
Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kansas
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1887
Railroad
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
Design
Double span stone and brick arch.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.0 ft.
Total length: 70.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.28870, -94.91330   (decimal degrees)
39°17'19" N, 94°54'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/334993/4350559 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Leavenworth
Inventory number
BH 43558 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 3, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • September 6, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 5, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • September 18, 2014: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Stone-and-Brick Arch"
  • May 27, 2013: New photos from Clark Vance
  • May 13, 2013: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated categories and overview
  • December 23, 2012: New photos from Clark Vance
  • April 2, 2010: Updated by Joshua Collins: made slight adjustment to gps coordinates
  • October 27, 2009: Added by Robert Elder

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad Bridge
Posted October 27, 2009, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

The area around the bridge was recently cleared out as part of an Eagle Scout project. Source: http://www.trainorders.com/discussion/read.php?11,2006819