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Katy Trail - Hillers Creek Bridge

Photos 

Oblique view

Photo taken by Wayne Johnson

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BH Photo #104243

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Hillers Creek on the Katy Trail
Location
Callaway County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only
Future prospects
Preserved as part of Katy Trail State Park
History
Built 1899
Builder
- A & P Roberts Co. of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Parker pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 220.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.63209, -91.94488   (decimal degrees)
38°37'56" N, 91°56'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/591837/4276478 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mokane West
Inventory number
BH 21041 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 21, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • July 12, 2005: Posted photos from Wayne Johnson

Sources 

  • Wayne Johnson - johnsonwe [at] embarqmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com