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Pine Street Bridge

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This seven panel, pin connected Pratt truss carried Pine Street over the Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe (ATSF) Railroad. The bridge has recently been closed to vehicular traffic and placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The bridge remains open to pedestrians and bicycles.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in January 2006

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BH Photo #111533

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Description 

Possibly relocated from a bridge near Quenemo, KS in 1909. The original span there was built 1884, and removed 1905 when the line was double tracked.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad on Pine Street
Location
Melvern, Osage County, Kansas
Status
Open to pedestrians
Railroad
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe Pratt Truss Bridge
5th Street Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.50523, -95.63544   (decimal degrees)
38°30'19" N, 95°38'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/270193/4265165 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lyndon
Inventory number
BH 36224 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 6, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • May 5, 2010: New Street View added by Robert Elder
  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link.
  • July 30, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated Categories.
  • February 8, 2008: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com