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Waterworks Bridge

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Waterworks Bridge

The Emporia Gazette: October 26 1973

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BH Photo #457451

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Neosho River on Prairie Street/ Road J
Location
Emporia, Lyon County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge in 1974 and 2005
Design
2 span Post through truss (vertical end posts). Compression members look rolled but may be cast.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.43644, -96.20775   (decimal degrees)
38°26'11" N, 96°12'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/743714/4257934 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86861 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,886)
Built 1869 (73)
Built during 1860s (453)
Emporia, Kansas (7)
Kansas (3,052)
Lost (22,269)
Lost 1972 (59)
Lost during 1970s (613)
Lyon County, Kansas (156)
Neosho River (50)
Owned by county (20,054)
Post truss (41)
Replaced by new bridge (14,857)
Through truss (14,046)
Truss (31,236)

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2019: Updated by Art Suckewer: Added build date and truss type
  • October 8, 2019: Added by Melissa Brand-Welch

Sources 

  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com

Comments 

Waterworks Bridge
Posted October 8, 2019, by Melissa Brand-Welch (melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com)

Thank you Art !