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Frisco Highline - East Creek Bridge

Photo 

Looking west from old hwy 71

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in July 2009

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BH Photo #142525

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned girder bridge over East creek on former Frisco Railway "Highline"
Location
Cass County, Missouri
Status
Abandoned
Railroad
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66526, -94.39913   (decimal degrees)
38°39'55" N, 94°23'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/378275/4280559 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Peculiar
Inventory number
BH 42999 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,223)
Cass County, Missouri (114)
Girder (8,710)
Missouri (6,054)
Railroad (13,963)
St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (196)

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: mapped
  • August 11, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "St. Louis & San Francisco Railroad"
  • August 9, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 13, 2009: Added by Nathan Morton

Sources 

  • Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

Highline East Creek Bridge
Posted September 13, 2009, by Remick Bloss (madirea [at] cox [dot] net)

Is this bridge a part of the "old" line to Dixon, Mo? I have read about it, and one of my videos show remains of the roadbed that, at one time, crossed over the new line. Do you have any pictures of the bridge that crossed over the new line? Not only am I bulding an HO scale RR based on my favorite KC RRs, there is an O gauge RR in the plans. This one is the Rolla sub (Former Frisco) and I am interested in collecting as much information about the Frisco's Eastern Division( Rolla Sub) as I can. Thank you for any assistance you can provide.

Miss Remick