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Katy Trail - Perche Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #103904

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Perche Creek on the Katy Trail in McBaine
Location
Boone County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only
Future prospects
Preserved as part of Katy Trail State Park
History
Built 1926
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 185.0 ft.
Total length: 185.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.88918, -92.44796   (decimal degrees)
38°53'21" N, 92°26'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/547877/4304623 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Huntsdale
Inventory number
BH 20912 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 21, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • January 1, 2016: New photos from James McCray
  • September 5, 2012: New photo from Mark Frazier
  • May 4, 2008: New photo from David B. Haun
  • April 30, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • David B. Haun
  • Mark Frazier - mfrazier404 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Perche Creek Katy Trail Bridge
Posted April 20, 2008, by David B. Haun (dbhaun [at] gmail [dot] com)

Photo 1 View of the trusses and second deck installed on the bridge

Photo 2 Close up of the second of the deck and railing on bridge

Perche Creek Katy Trail Bridge
Posted April 12, 2006, by Guess Who (racingchick [at] aol [dot] com)

I hope this bridge dosen't fall while you are walking on it!!

Perche Creek Katy Trail Bridge
Posted November 30, 2005, by ???? (????)

This bridge needs some remodeling. IMMEDIATLEY!