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Wea Creek Bridge

Photos 

Deck view

Photos taken June 2007 by James Baughn

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BH Photo #109250

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Relocated bowstring truss bridge on the grounds of the Kansas State Historical Society in Topeka
Location
Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1870 by the Buckeye Bridge Works; relocated 1988
Builder
- Buckeye Bridge Works of Cleveland, Ohio
Design
Bowstring pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 69.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 9, 2003
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05586, -95.77882   (decimal degrees)
39°03'21" N, 95°46'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/259546/4326650 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Silver Lake
Land survey
T. 11 S., R. 15 E., Sec. 32
Inventory numbers
NRHP 03000363 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 18559 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2017: Updated by Robert Elder: Added category "Last of its kind"
  • April 30, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added City
  • March 17, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added GPS Coordinates
  • June 9, 2009: Updated by Robert Elder: Updated Categories - bridge is constructed of wrought iron.
  • September 27, 2007: Posted new photos

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