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West Beaver Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in December 2017

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BH Photo #415138

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over West Beaver Creek, 3.4 mi. north and 0.7 mi. east of Athol
Location
Smith County, Kansas
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built ca. 1910
Design
Pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 26.9 ft.
Total length: 28.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.81500, -98.90500   (decimal degrees)
39°48'54" N, 98°54'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/508131/4407228 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Athol
Inventory numbers
KS 000920653503260 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18605 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1910s (9,035)
Kansas (2,887)
Lost (20,246)
One-lane traffic (7,522)
Owned by county (19,218)
Pony truss (15,287)
Replaced by new bridge (13,361)
Smith County, Kansas (67)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,349)
Structurally deficient (17,662)
Total length 25-50 feet (10,322)
Truss (30,165)
Wooden deck (5,909)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2017: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler

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West Beaver Creek Bridge
Posted December 27, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

This one is gone/replaced