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Kelso Vicinity Neosho River Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Neosho River on Kelso Road (old alignment)
Location
Morris County, Kansas
Status
No longer exists
History
Likely built ca. 1880-1890 based on overall appearance.
Design
Pin-connected Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.72815, -96.57085   (decimal degrees)
38°43'41" N, 96°34'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/711161/4289410 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Council Grove Lake
Inventory number
BH 76927 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Kansas (2,730)
Lost (18,942)
Morris County, Kansas (33)
Pratt through truss (4,625)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Through truss (12,950)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • May 4, 2017: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

Comments 

Kelso Vicinity Neosho River Bridge
Posted May 4, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

That link also has a photograph of a lost railroad bridge at Skiddy. It had vertical endposts and bcc appeared to be made of wood.

Kelso Vicinity Neosho River Bridge
Posted May 4, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

That was my guess. It sure looks like something that they would build. I would have to research further to know for sure, but MVB&I was my first thought.

Kelso Vicinity Neosho River Bridge
Posted May 4, 2017, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Mo Valley Bridge & Iron span Robert?

Kelso Vicinity Neosho River Bridge
Posted May 4, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

See the attached link for a photograph of this lost bridge. The location is approximate.