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BNSF - Marais Des Cygnes River Bridge (Quenemo)

Photos 

Unfortunately, this is the best picture I could get without trespassing onto private property. This railroad bridge is a seven panel, pin connected Pratt through truss. It is located approximately 0.5 miles east of Quenemo, Kansas.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in January 2006

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BH Photo #111536

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Marais des Cygnes River on BNSF Railway
Location
Quenemo, Osage County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905, Approach Updated 1945
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 235.0 ft.
Also called
BNSF - Marais des Cygnes River Bridge (W)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.57913, -95.51956   (decimal degrees)
38°34'45" N, 95°31'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/280524/4273084 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Quenemo
Inventory number
BH 36225 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 6, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • September 5, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link
  • February 11, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • February 8, 2008: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

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