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UP - S. Fork Big Nemaha River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in November 2017

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BH Photo #410419

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through Truss Bridge over S. Fork Big Nemaha River Bridge on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Seneca, Nemaha County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 337.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83827, -96.05027   (decimal degrees)
39°50'18" N, 96°03'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/752401/4413971 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seneca
Land survey
T. 2 S., R. 12 E., Sec. 35
Elevation
1100 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 70979 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

4-panel truss (257)
Beam (12,274)
Kansas (2,731)
Nemaha County, Kansas (110)
Open (36,894)
Owned by railroad (9,958)
Pratt through truss (4,625)
Pratt truss (8,071)
Railroad (13,234)
Riveted (1,910)
Seneca, Kansas (1)
Through truss (12,950)
Timber stringer (3,377)
Total length 250-500 feet (4,671)
Truss (29,552)
Union Pacific Railroad (1,932)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • February 11, 2016: Added by John Marvig

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Comments 

UP - S. Fork Big Nemaha River Bridge
Posted November 8, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

1909 !!

UP - S. Fork Big Nemaha River Bridge
Posted November 8, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Neat one. Got to see an engine and a short line of cars cross this one also.