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ATSF Muddy Creek Bridge

Map 

Description 

Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum. According to Shawnee County GIS maps, this bridge is currently owned by American Trails Association, as of January 2020.

Facts 

Overview
Through plate girder bridge over Muddy Creek on Abandoned Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway
Location
Shawnee County, Kansas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1897
Railroad
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 54.0 ft.
Total length: 108.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.16441, -95.59166   (decimal degrees)
39°09'52" N, 95°35'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/276088/4338220 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 10 S., R. 16 E., Sec. 23
Elevation
920 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 85710 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records and current owner
  • June 27, 2019: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com