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Solomon River Truss Bridge

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Solomon River on Jasper Road
Location
Saline County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built Ca. 1900
Design
Eight panel, pin-connected Pratt through truss. Possibly constructed of wrought iron.
Also called
Jasper Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.93478, -97.43774   (decimal degrees)
38°56'05" N, 97°26'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/635406/4310698 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Niles
Inventory number
BH 45284 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,372)
Built during 1900s (6,792)
Kansas (3,052)
Lost (22,252)
Pratt through truss (5,004)
Pratt truss (8,739)
Replaced by new bridge (14,842)
Saline County, Kansas (49)
Through truss (14,036)
Timber stringer (3,704)
Truss (31,224)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2010: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Solomon River Truss Bridge
Posted May 18, 2010, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge featured unique portals. It has been replaced by a new bridge, probably on a new alignment. KSHS page with photograph:

http://khri.kansasgis.org/index.cfm?tab=details&in=169-0000-...