UP - Big Blue River Bridge (Manhattan)
Photo taken by Robert Elder
BH Photo #103175
Bridge crossed the original channel of the Big Blue River, before a new channel was carved. When the new channel was created by floods, the railroad relocated the bridge north and added another span.
- Three-span lattice through truss bridge over Big Blue River on the Union Pacific Railroad, just east of Manhattan
- Manhattan, Pottawatomie County, Kansas
- Open to traffic
- Built 1910 using Relocated 1903 Trusses
- - Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Triple-intersection lattice through truss
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 455.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.19134, -96.53617 (decimal degrees)
39°11'29" N, 96°32'10" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 14/712785/4340901 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Inventory number
- BH 18408 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- March 11, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
- March 10, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
- March 8, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View link
- January 20, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
- June 12, 2009: New photos from James Baughn
- July 14, 2008: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated categories
- June 5, 2007: Posted photos from Robert Elder
- Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
- James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
- John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
- Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com