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BNSF - Slater Branch Bridge

Map 

Description 

Current bridge built 1910 with new approach arches and the following spans:
1st Track: Built 1901 at this location
2nd Track: Built 1896 at Bridge #97 over Dry Creek in Neosho Rapids, KS
3rd Track: Built 1898 for Bridge #124; Arkansas City, Kansas
Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Deck Plate Girder Bridge over Slater Branch on BNSF Railroad
Location
Chariton County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910 using secondhand spans and an existing 1901 span
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 70.0 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.65145, -93.04481   (decimal degrees)
39°39'05" N, 93°02'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/496155/4389073 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rothville
Inventory number
BH 80177 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,909)
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (434)
BNSF Railway (1,465)
Built 1910 (1,128)
Built during 1910s (9,511)
Chariton County, Missouri (121)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,921)
Deck arch (11,155)
Deck girder (5,631)
Girder (9,948)
Missouri (6,262)
Open (39,435)
Owned by railroad (12,090)
Plate girder (7,705)
Railroad (15,184)
Relocated (859)
Span length 50-75 feet (9,932)
Total length 100-125 feet (5,113)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added relocation history
  • January 21, 2018: Added by Daniel Barnes

Sources 

  • Daniel Barnes
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com