Blue River Trail Blodgett Creek Bridge
Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in April 2020
BH Photo #470648
Need to find more info on this abandoned UP line that branches off a still-open line just north of Marysville, KS, the abandoned line running on east side of Big Blue River north is now the 11 1/2 mile Big Blue River Trail which ends at Nebraska state line and becomes Chief Standing Bear Trail thereafter.
- Steel stringer bridge over Scotch / Blodgett Creek on Blue River UP Rail-to-Trail
- Marshall County, Kansas
- Open to pedestrians only
- Built 1950 by Kansas City Structural Steel Co.
- - Kansas City Structural Steel Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
- - Rail-to-trail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Timber stringer, paved and graveled, pedestrian railings installed
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
- Also called
- UP Scotch Creek Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.90234, -96.63330 (decimal degrees)
39°54'08" N, 96°37'60" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 14/702319/4419599 (zone/easting/northing)
- Land survey
- T. 2 S., R. 7 E., Sec. 3
- 1150 ft. above sea level
- Inventory number
- BH 89065 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- April 19, 2020: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler