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KCCC&StJ - Liberty Viaduct (W)

Photos 

Visible from the road

Photo taken by Clark Vance in November 2013

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BH Photo #271282

Map 

Description 

Built as part of the Excelsior Springs Branch of the KCCC&StJ Interurban which opened in 1913 and closed in 1933.

The remains of the east abutment still exist.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over CB&Q RR, MO Route H on Kansas City, Clay County & St. Joseph Interurban Springs Branch
Location
Liberty, Clay County, Missouri
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1912
Railroads
- Interurban
- Kansas City, Clay County & St. Joseph Railway (KCCC&StJ)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 338.0 ft.
Also called
KCCC&StJ - West Liberty Viaduct
KCCC&StJ - Route H Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.24529, -94.40917   (decimal degrees)
39°14'43" N, 94°24'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/378397/4344943 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Liberty
Land survey
T. 51 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 8
Elevation
890 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 58905 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 18, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • November 30, 2013: New photos from Clark Vance
  • November 29, 2013: Added by Clark Vance

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Liberty plat map - 1914 map showing the two bridges
  • Luke