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BNSF - Diversion Channel Bridge

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Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #199791

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Facts 

Overview
Two-span through truss bridge over the Diversion Channel on the BNSF Railway southwest of Cape Girardeau
Location
Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic on the active BNSF St. Louis-Memphis railroad line
History
Built ca. 1928, replacing an earlier through truss bridge that had collapsed
Builder
- List & Weatherly Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Warren through truss
Also called
Nash Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.24645, -89.59816   (decimal degrees)
37°14'47" N, 89°35'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/269553/4125376 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Scott City
Inventory number
BH 21114 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 23, 2011: New photos from James Baughn

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