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UP - Mill Creek Bridge (Maple Hill)

Photos 

This railroad bridge is located immediately south of BH 18637.

Photo taken by Robert Elder in February 2005

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BH Photo #111796

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Mill Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1923 Using Relocated Parts
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois (At Least One Span)
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Oklahoma, Kansas & Texas Railroad (OKT)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 205.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08913, -96.00617   (decimal degrees)
39°05'21" N, 96°00'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/758939/4330935 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maple Hill
Inventory number
BH 36268 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • March 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Added Street View
  • February 12, 2010: Updated by Robert Elder: Adjusted GPS Coordinates.
  • February 14, 2008: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com