Rating:
2 votes

SKOL - Verdigris River Bridge (Independence)

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in July 2017

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BH Photo #398879

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Verdigris River on South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad
Location
Montgomery County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad (SKOL)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 185.0 ft.
Total length: 390.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.23414, -95.69766   (decimal degrees)
37°14'03" N, 95°41'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/260686/4124256 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Independence
Inventory number
BH 36298 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 31, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 31, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • February 21, 2008: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Verdigris River Bridge
Posted July 31, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Wow....this one is quite a statement, really beautiful, little bit tricky to get to, fantastic elevation over calm River