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Branch Wakarusa MoPac Landon Trail Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2018

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BH Photo #439131

Map 

Description 

1918 American Bridge Co. - built plate girder with plaque still attached

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Branch of Wakarusa River on Landon Rail to Trail
Location
Shawnee County, Kansas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1918 by American Bridge Co. for MoPac RR, in process of larger, regional total conversion of line to rail-to-trail
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Design
Deck plate girder, newer cement platform walkway and fence railings for rail-to-trail pedestrian adventurers
Dimensions
Span length: 98.0 ft.
Total length: 98.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
Branch Wakarusa River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.89814, -95.55665   (decimal degrees)
38°53'53" N, 95°33'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/278282/4308580 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83689 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 2, 2018: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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