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KCS - Shreveport Bridge

Photos 

Center swing span

All photos June 29th 2005

Photo taken by Wayne Kizziar

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BH Photo #113024

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Red River on Kansas City Southern Railway in Shreveport
Location
Bossier City, Bossier Parish, Louisiana, and Caddo Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1916
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.51542, -93.74033   (decimal degrees)
32°30'56" N, 93°44'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/430464/3597809 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bossier City
Inventory number
BH 36369 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2015: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • February 25, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 31, 2014: New Street View added by Luke
  • February 12, 2014: New photo from Bryce Denny
  • August 24, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 13, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added street view and map location
  • March 19, 2008: Added by Wayne Kizziar

Sources 

  • Wayne Kizziar - waynekizziar [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Bryce Denny
  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Shreveport Railroad Bridge
Posted December 11, 2012, by Jared Mixson

Judging from the piers I'd say this is the second bridge built here, using the first bridge's supports.

Shreveport Railroad Bridge
Posted November 19, 2008, by James Gentner (JFGentner678 [at] aol [dot] com)

I saw this bridge yesterday. Plaque says 1916. I will post pics later once i get them sorted.

Shreveport Railroad Bridge
Posted June 12, 2008, by John Adams

I've read in a Bossier/Caddo Parish History book, that this bridge was built in 1884.