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ATSF - Branch South Cottonwood River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in September 2017

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BH Photo #401515

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned railroad bridge over a minor branch of South Cottonwood River on Abandoned Central Kansas Railway (nee ATSF Railroad)
Location
Marion County, Kansas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroad
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
Design
Wooden Trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.35528, -97.18952   (decimal degrees)
38°21'19" N, 97°11'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/658191/4246786 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hillsboro
Land survey
T. 19 S., R. 2 E., Sec. 34
Elevation
1400 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45627 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 3, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • July 12, 2010: Added by Sheldon

Sources 

  • Sheldon Wiens
  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

ATSF - Branch South Cottonwood River Bridge
Posted September 3, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

The 17' hiccup of a train bridge, in all it's abandoned glory.