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Branch Dawson Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking Southeast From KS192

Photo taken by Joshua Collins in April 2010

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BH Photo #164201

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned queenpost pony truss bridge over Branch Dawson Creek in Easton
Location
Easton, Leavenworth County, Kansas
Status
Closed, under restoration
Design
Riveted Queenpost pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.34705, -95.12383   (decimal degrees)
39°20'49" N, 95°07'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/316987/4357441 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Easton
Land survey
T. 8 S., R. 21 E., Sec. 18
Inventory number
BH 38695 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Closed (2,577)
Easton, Kansas (1)
Kansas (3,082)
Leavenworth County, Kansas (35)
One-lane traffic (7,538)
Owned privately (1,510)
Pony truss (15,728)
Preserved (1,127)
Queenpost truss (239)
Riveted (2,054)
Stone Abutments (74)
Truss (31,308)

Update Log 

  • October 14, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • May 5, 2010: Updated by Joshua Collins: made slight adjustment to gps coordinates
  • January 26, 2009: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Branch Dawson Creek Bridge
Posted February 11, 2019, by Ty Martin (millwoodholdings [at] gmail [dot] com)

And its not abandoned anymore but on private property.

Branch Dawson Creek Bridge
Posted February 11, 2019, by Ty Martin (millwoodholdings [at] gmail [dot] com)

We are working to restore it. The paint was just to stop the rust for now. There are many layers of paint, so we are not sure what the original was, but going with a dark red. We hope to start replacing the deck this year.

Branch Dawson Creek Bridge
Posted October 14, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

new(ish) coat of paint? like how it stands out - was not searching for it but it jumped right out while driving by today