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Bull Creek Bridge

Map 

Description 

Location based on 1887 county map and description at http://kshs.org/p/nature-trail-wea-creek-bridge/11888

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Bull Creek on (Old) Kansas City Road
Location
Paola, Miami County, Kansas
Status
Spans separated and reused, one span relocated again to a park in Topeka.
Future prospects
One span preserved and NRHP listed
History
Built 1870, removed, spans separated and relocated in 1903
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 69.0 ft.
Total length: 207.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.56110, -94.88334   (decimal degrees)
38°33'40" N, 94°53'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/335909/4269754 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 17 S., R. 23 E., Sec. 20
Elevation
840 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 78381 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2017: Added by Clark Vance

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Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com