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KYLE - Minneapolis Pegram Truss Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken by Robert L Elder

BH Photo #103169

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Pipe Creek on the Kyle Railroad at Minneapolis
Location
Minneapolis, Ottawa County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1893, Relocated here 1915
Builders
- Edge Moor Bridge Works of Wilmington, Delaware
- George Pegram of Council Bluffs, Iowa
Railroads
- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W)
- Kyle Railroad (KYLE)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pin-connected, 6-panel Pegram through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.12231, -97.71248   (decimal degrees)
39°07'20" N, 97°42'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/611298/4331139 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Minneapolis South
Land survey
T. 11 S., R. 4 W., Sec. 1
Inventory number
BH 18358 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 19, 2017: New photo from David Larson
  • January 6, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • January 9, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Kyle Railroad ", "Genesee & Wyoming Inc.", "Railroad"
  • March 8, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link.
  • February 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • September 11, 2006: Posted photos from Robert L Elder

Sources 

Comments 

KYLE - Minneapolis Pegram Truss Bridge
Posted October 16, 2017, by David Larson (dvdclrsn [at] gmail [dot] com)

Thank you, Robert. I'm hoping to come back when there is a train crossing the bridge early in the morning. This may be a challenge as trains just run a few times per week and I live about 45 miles from here.

KYLE - Minneapolis Pegram Truss Bridge
Posted September 19, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Nice shot, David!

KYLE - Minneapolis Pegram Truss Bridge
Posted August 22, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Field visited today. It appears to be carrying light railroad traffic, but I did not see a train.

I talked with a group of teenagers who informed me that many of the high school students in Minneapolis appreciate this historic bridge and consider it to be an important part of the town.