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Cottonwood River-Rd 150 Bridge

Photo 

Cottonwood River Bridge

The Emporia Gazette: May 29 1968

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BH Photo #458374

Map 

Description 

The plaque shape appears similar to the distinctive style used by the H.W. Sebastian Company. The bridge was damaged in 1968 but the new bridge wasn't constructed until 1972.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Cottonwood River on Rd 150
Location
Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
Builder
- H.W. Sebastian & Co. of St. Louis, Missouri (Possible Fabricator)
Design
7-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.37614, -96.06756   (decimal degrees)
38°22'34" N, 96°04'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/756166/4251621 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86973 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

H.W. Sebastian & Co. (4)
Kansas (3,245)
Lost (26,844)
Lost during 1970s (868)
Lyon County, Kansas (156)
Owned by county (21,298)
Pony truss (16,679)
Pratt pony truss (3,814)
Pratt through truss (5,741)
Pratt truss (9,831)
Replaced by new bridge (18,215)
Through truss (15,952)
Truss (34,232)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 15, 2019: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com