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East Fork Wolf Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2017

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BH Photo #415225

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over East Fork Wolf Creek, 20.0 mi. south and 6.8 mi. east of Osborne
Location
Osborne County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 59.0 ft.
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 5, 2003
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.14750, -98.56833   (decimal degrees)
39°08'51" N, 98°34'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/537301/4333233 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Meades Ranch
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
20
Inventory numbers
KS 000710687804180 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18343 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of May 2015)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.5 (out of 100)
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Categories 

19th Century (6,415)
Built 1899 (342)
Built during 1890s (2,573)
Kansas (2,845)
NR-listed (2,837)
Open (37,189)
Osborne County, Kansas (24)
Owned by county (19,013)
Pony truss (15,191)
Pratt pony truss (3,225)
Pratt truss (8,181)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,168)
Structurally deficient (18,025)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,625)
Truss (29,883)

Update Log 

  • December 28, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • July 7, 2016: Updated by Robert Elder: Removed category "Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co." for now, will re-add if correct.

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

East Fork Wolf Creek Bridge
Posted December 28, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

This one is closed. Nice height on this old pony, rotting deck, nice reinforced abutments, hanging on.

East Fork Wolf Creek Bridge
Posted July 7, 2016, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)