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St. George Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler

BH Photo #472454

Description 

Originally a ferry crossed here, then a wooden bridge was built; replaced by an iron bridge which was lost in 1951 flooding and never replaced. Piers remain in the river.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kansas River on Former Jackson Street
Location
Pottawatomie County, Kansas
Status
Destroyed by flooding 1951
Design
Pratt through truss, 8 or 9 span
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.18631, -96.41705   (decimal degrees)
39°11'11" N, 96°25'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/723089/4340630 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint George
Inventory number
BH 76064 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Destroyed by flood (613)
Kansas (3,269)
Lost (28,529)
Lost 1951 (67)
Lost during 1950s (868)
Pottawatomie County, Kansas (35)
Pratt through truss (6,061)
Pratt truss (10,305)
Through truss (16,816)
Truss (35,500)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2020: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • March 13, 2017: Updated by Don Morrison: Added category "Built 1904"

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