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Frisco Miller's Hollow Creek Trestle

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in May 2017

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BH Photo #389437

Map 

Description 

Ordinary design but visible from I-49 (US 71) on the rail line that runs parallel to the highway.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stringer bridge over Miller's Hollow Creek on Former Frisco High Line
Location
Cass County, Missouri
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Five Bent Pile Trestle Stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.75939, -94.48658   (decimal degrees)
38°45'34" N, 94°29'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/370836/4291125 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Raymore
Land survey
T. 46 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 32
Elevation
950 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 70142 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 1, 2019: New photo from Clark Vance
  • May 7, 2017: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler
  • November 26, 2015: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Nick Schmiedeler - nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com

Comments 

Frisco Miller's Hollow Creek Trestle
Posted December 27, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

Early '80s topo shows this as Burlington Northern.

Miller's Hollow Creek Frisco Trestle
Posted May 7, 2017, by Nick Schmiedeler

This one, like so many others in the several-mile abandoned- RR stretch alongside "Old 71" is in rough shape, but a fun visit. Tick season is officially on (never ended?)....pulled off 3 on my leg heading north after this quick visit....