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Wamego Bridge (OLD)

Photo 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in February 2021

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BH Photo #490596

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bowstring through truss bridge over Kansas River on K-99
Location
Pottawatomie County, Kansas, and Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1872; Replaced 1927
Builder
- King Iron Bridge & Manufacturing Co. of Cleveland, Ohio [also known as King Bridge Co.]
Design
Bowstring Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19794, -96.30539   (decimal degrees)
39°11'53" N, 96°18'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/732696/4342202 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wamego
Inventory number
BH 79980 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2021: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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