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BNSF - North Fork Salt River Bridge

Photo 

D1

Max zoomed to confirm design. No way to get close to this one today

Photo taken by Daniel Barnes

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BH Photo #425190

Map 

Description 

Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Deck Plate Girder Bridge over North Fork Salt River on BNSF Railway
Location
Adair County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1896, Widened 1909
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 178.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12267, -92.37650   (decimal degrees)
40°07'22" N, 92°22'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/553126/4441558 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Plata
Land survey
T. 61 N., R. 13 W., Sec. 5
Elevation
800 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 79564 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • April 23, 2018: New photo from Daniel Barnes
  • November 29, 2017: Added by Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com