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BNSF - Cottonwood River Bridge

Photo 

Looking north

Bing Bird's Eye View

BH Photo #202384

Map 

Street Views 

Description 

Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder bridge over Cottonwood River on BNSF Railway
Location
Florence, Marion County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1915
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 210.0 ft.
Also called
ATSF - Cottonwood River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.24116, -96.92149   (decimal degrees)
38°14'28" N, 96°55'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/681897/4234615 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Florence
Inventory number
BH 47432 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • August 21, 2018: New Street View added by Luke
  • June 22, 2011: New photo from Ben Tate
  • December 28, 2010: Added by David Backlin

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Ben Tate - benji5221 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com