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Bonner Springs Bridge

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Description 

Bonds authorized 1891 for maximum $5000 to build a pontoon bridge. http://books.google.com/books?id=ZRCxAAAAIAAJ&lpg=PA115&ots=...

Not shown on 1894 topo.

Description of loss: http://history.nekls.org/bonner_springs/topics/show/83-the-1...

Location based on 1934 map showing presumed replacement.

Removed some time between 1950 and 1966 with the realignment of Highway K-7.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Kansas River
Location
Bonner Springs, Wyandotte County, Kansas, and Johnson County, Kansas
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1898; Lost in the flood of 1903
Design
Pontoon
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.05494, -94.87906   (decimal degrees)
39°03'18" N, 94°52'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/337408/4324553 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bonner Springs
Land survey
T. 11 S., R. 23 E., Sec. 32
Inventory number
BH 56369 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 11, 2015: Updated by Luke: Build date
  • May 27, 2013: Added by Clark Vance

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Comments 

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

I was recently searching a new website I found called Historic Aerials . com, and done a screen grab from a 1959 aerial of the Bonner Springs bridge, thought I would share.