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Walnut Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2017

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BH Photo #414925

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Walnut Creek, 5.5 mi. west of Schroyer
Location
Marshall County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 26.9 ft.
Total length: 29.8 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.76942, -96.78083   (decimal degrees)
39°46'10" N, 96°46'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/690071/4404520 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hanover SE
Land survey
T. 3 S., R. 6 E., Sec. 20
Average daily traffic (as of 2007)
10
Inventory numbers
KS 000580879403320 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18090 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of October 2017)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 20 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • December 26, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

Walnut Creek Bridge
Posted December 26, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Fishbelly floorbeams!

Walnut Creek Bridge
Posted December 26, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

Cute one. Still open. Will be personally remembered for a couple things - 1) got a flat tire ON the bridge 2) found a 1954 Kansas-state-shaped license plate under a root of an old tree next to the bridge 3) great stone abutments