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UP - Stranger Creek Bridge (Linwood)

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #103120

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Stranger Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Linwood, Leavenworth County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Riveted Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 140.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.99931, -95.03182   (decimal degrees)
38°59'58" N, 95°01'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/324051/4318663 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Eudora
Inventory number
BH 17932 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 5, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • October 6, 2009: Updated by Mark Frazier: Alternate Name added, GPS Coordinates Added

Sources 

  • Mark Frazier - mfrazier404 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

UP - Stranger Creek Bridge (Linwood)
Posted February 26, 2017, by Moose

Saw this yesterday while driving around. Looks really cool.

Linwood Railroad Bridge
Posted November 12, 2006, by AcE (crazy_vash232 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This Bridge is now under the law of the L.S.S.R (linwood soviet social republic) just to let you all know.

AcE