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SKOL - Verdigris River Bridge (Neodesha)

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Neodesha Rail Bridge (E)

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in March 2017

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BH Photo #382313

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt Through truss bridge over Verdigris River on South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad
Location
Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- South Kansas & Oklahoma Railroad (SKOL)
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 165.0 ft.
Total length: 296.0 ft.
Also called
BN Bridge #400.50
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.41160, -95.67364   (decimal degrees)
37°24'42" N, 95°40'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/263375/4143889 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Neodesha
Inventory number
BH 39841 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 10, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • February 11, 2009: Added by Robert Elder

Sources 

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

Comments 

SKOL - Verdigris River Bridge (Neodesha)
Posted March 10, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

That is one gravity-defying plaque...