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BNSF - Grand River Bridge (Near Sumner)

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Grand River BNSF1a

Photo taken by Jack Schmidt June 6, 2012

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BH Photo #272643

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Grand River on BNSF Railway, southwest of Sumner
Location
Chariton County, Missouri, and Livingston County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1951
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Warren through truss with sub-panels
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 505.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.64023, -93.27345   (decimal degrees)
39°38'25" N, 93°16'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/476535/4387863 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fountain Grove
Inventory number
BH 44976 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 26, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • January 9, 2014: New photos from Jack Schmidt
  • April 22, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Grand River BNSF Railroad Bridge
Posted October 18, 2011, by Eric Kinkhorst (e [dot] kinkhorst [at] centurytel [dot] net)

I was at the boat ramp there today and the Grand was low enough that you could see the pilings from the previous bridge.