Rating:
No votes cast

Bryan Ford Bridge

Map 

Description 

According to http://kshs.org/p/nature-trail-wea-creek-bridge/11888 this crossing received one of the three spans of the 1870 Bull Creek Bridge in Osawatomie in 1903. It has since been removed and probably destroyed. Probably replaced 1935.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring pony truss bridge over Middle Creek on Plum Creek Road
Location
Miami County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Fabricated 1870 as part of a three span bowstring over Bull Creek at Osawatomie, single span relocated here 1903
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.39527, -94.95503   (decimal degrees)
38°23'43" N, 94°57'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/329271/4251481 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 19 S., R. 22 E., Sec. 15
Elevation
922 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 78165 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bowstring pony truss (196)
Bowstring truss (380)
Built 1903 (468)
Built during 1900s (6,281)
Kansas (2,693)
Lost (18,649)
Miami County, Kansas (80)
Owned by county (18,846)
Pony truss (15,047)
Replaced by new bridge (12,349)
Truss (29,434)

Update Log 

  • August 15, 2017: Added by Clark Vance

Related Bridges 

Sources 

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