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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
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1905, Approach Updated 1945; Replaced 2019
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 

  • January 8, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: bridge has been replaced
  • June 7, 2019: Updated by James Baughn: This bridge is available for adaptive reuse
  • December 9, 2018: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • May 14, 2018: New photos from Bob Franke
  • 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
  • Bob Franke
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com

Comments 

BNSF - Marais Des Cygnes River Bridge (Quenemo)
Posted February 14, 2018, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)