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East Branch Parsons Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in July 2017

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BH Photo #395935

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Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over E. Branch Parsons Creek on 7th Road, 2.5 mi. north and 4.9 mi. west of Palmer
Location
Washington County, Kansas
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built ca. 1920
Design
Lattice Bedstead pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 35.1 ft.
Total length: 36.1 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.66828, -97.23073   (decimal degrees)
39°40'06" N, 97°13'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/651756/4392436 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Palmer
Land survey
T. 4 S., R. 2 E., Sec. 29
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
40
Inventory numbers
KS 001010831403460 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18651 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2014)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 29.5 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • July 6, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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Comments 

East Branch Parsons Creek Bridge
Posted July 6, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Yes, and a rare example of a double intersectional Warren pony!

East Branch Parsons Creek Bridge
Posted July 6, 2017, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Nice Lattice Bedstead! Needs a new home in a park somewhere!

East Branch Parsons Creek Bridge
Posted July 6, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

I'm sure this was a neat one at some point, now abandoned and derelict, quite solid except for the missing decking, pretty spot.