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Larrick Park Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by Robert Elder in August 2017

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Facts 

Overview
Bedstead Pratt pony truss bridge stored in park
Location
Lenora, Norton County, Kansas
Status
In storage
Future prospects
Available for reuse
History
Built 1906, relocated to the park in 2010.
Design
Bedstead Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.61572, -99.99900   (decimal degrees)
39°36'57" N, 99°59'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/414248/4385583 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 5 S., R. 24 W., Sec. 14
Inventory number
BH 73045 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 23, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • August 22, 2017: New photos from Robert Elder
  • August 1, 2016: Added by Clark Vance

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Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Larrick Park Bridge
Posted August 22, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I field visited this bridge today. It is still sitting in Larrick Park and it is becoming overgrown with small trees and Kansas Ditchweed.

For a Bedstead, it is MASSIVE. It also features rare threaded rod - nut connections with cast iron assemblies. This is an awesome bridge and is worth saving. I am glad that it was saved and moved here, even if the legs were removed.