Rating:
3 votes

Abandoned SKOL - Verdigris River Bridge (Coffeyville)

Photos 

View from Coffeyville Bridge

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in July 2009

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BH Photo #142372

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Verdigris River on Abandoned South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad
Location
Montgomery County, Kansas
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
1910
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad (SKOL)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 145.0 ft.
Total length: 318.0 ft.
Also called
MoPac - Verdigris River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.03128, -95.57947   (decimal degrees)
37°01'53" N, 95°34'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/270561/4101453 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coffeyville East
Inventory number
BH 36283 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • July 9, 2009: Updated by Nathan Morton
  • February 19, 2008: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

Comments 

Abandoned SKOL - Verdigris River Bridge (Coffeyville)
Posted November 1, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Hats off to John Marvig for getting out to this bridge.

Maybe I'm a little biased here but I really like the shot with the Coffeyville Marsh Arch in the background. This is one of those places that offers you two bridges for the price of one.