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Linear Trail - Wildcat Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler

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BH Photo #382737

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge on Linear Trail (former Rock Island RR)
Location
Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
1 - 100' Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Wildcat Creek Bridge
Rock Island Bridge #1454
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.17368, -96.59892   (decimal degrees)
39°10'25" N, 96°35'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/707416/4338796 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Manhattan
Inventory number
BH 57270 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 11, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • August 6, 2014: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info from RI track chart
  • July 20, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler

Comments 

Linear Trail - Wildcat Creek Bridge
Posted March 11, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

Great walk down rail-to-trail from north to get to this old beauty today in the snow.