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UP - Mill Creek Bridge #2

Photo 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in September 2021

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BH Photo #508104

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stringer bridge over Mill Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad
Location
Wabaunsee County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP)
- Oklahoma, Kansas & Texas Railroad (OKT)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.07195, -96.06578   (decimal degrees)
39°04'19" N, 96°03'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/753845/4328860 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Maple Hill
Inventory number
BH 45849 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 23, 2021: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • August 10, 2010: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

  • Robert Elder - robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

UP - Mill Creek Bridge #2
Posted September 23, 2021, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

That's my comment below - visited recently but can't find photo so posted new sat imagery

UP - Mill Creek Bridge #2
Posted September 23, 2021, by Anonymous

Looks like a common stringer, no thru-truss here

Mill Creek Bridge
Posted August 10, 2010, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have not seen this bridge, but Bing Maps (no Birdseye here), indicates a through truss at this location. This truss is not discernable on Google Maps.