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BNSF - Cape Rock Culvert

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #245361

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Stone culvert bridge over Unnamed creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Stone culvert
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.32965, -89.49493   (decimal degrees)
37°19'47" N, 89°29'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/278954/4134362 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
McClure
Inventory number
BH 55011 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

BNSF Railway (1,083)
Cape Girardeau County, Missouri (89)
Cape Girardeau, Missouri (17)
Culvert (966)
Missouri (5,937)
Open (36,584)
Owned by railroad (9,824)
Railroad (13,091)

Update Log 

  • December 25, 2012: New photos from James Baughn

Comments 

Cape Rock Culvert
Posted September 8, 2013, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Stone culverts supported by a single span of stone slab are called "clam" bridges. This appears to be a good representative example.