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ATSF - Bonner Springs Bridge

Map 

Description 

The Bonner Springs to Leavenworth branch of the Santa Fe appears on the 1894 topo and ceased operation in the early '80s.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Kansas River on ATSF RR
Location
Bonner Springs, Wyandotte County, Kansas, and Johnson County, Kansas
Status
Removed but not replaced
Railroad
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 164.0 ft.
Total length: 1,618.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.04977, -94.88395   (decimal degrees)
39°02'59" N, 94°53'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/336973/4323988 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bonner Springs
Land survey
T. 11 S., R. 23 E., Sec. 32
Elevation
781 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 56370 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Updated information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • May 27, 2013: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

ATSF - Bonner Springs Bridge
Posted July 23, 2015, by Danny Parker (barnamus1966 [at] aol [dot] com)

I was recently searching on the web and found a site Called Historic Aerials . com, and done a screen grab of the ATSF bridge at Bonner Springs. and thought I would share.