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SKOL - Big Hill Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in July 2017

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BH Photo #398794

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Hill Creek on South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad.
Location
Montgomery County, Kansas
Status
Open to railroad traffic
History
Built 1925 Using a Relocated Truss
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad (SKOL)
Design
6 panel, pin-connected Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 260.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.08758, -95.60150   (decimal degrees)
37°05'15" N, 95°36'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/268772/4107754 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Coffeyville East
Land survey
T. 34 S., R. 17 E., Sec. 18
Inventory number
BH 77865 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Added Information from ATSF Bridge Book
  • October 31, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 30, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • July 11, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway"
  • July 11, 2017: New Street View added by Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

SKOL - Big Hill Creek Bridge
Posted July 30, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

ol beauty !!

SKOL - Big Hill Creek Bridge
Posted July 11, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have known about this bridge for years, but I just now realized that it was not listed on this website. This is one of several old railroad bridges (truss and plate girder) in the Coffeyville vicinity.