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QO&KC Smithville Railroad Bridge

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Description 

Shown on 1914 15' Smithville, MO topo.

One 1914 atlas shows the QO&KC with St. Joseph & Grand Island RR also using the track.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Little Platte River on Quincy, Omaha and Kansas City RR
Location
Smithville, Clay County, Missouri
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
The Kansas City Atlantic Railroad arrived 1887, the QO&KC left in 1939.
Railroad
- Quincy, Omaha & Kansas City Railroad (QO&KC)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.38879, -94.57903   (decimal degrees)
39°23'20" N, 94°34'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/364017/4361111 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 53 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 23
Elevation
800 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 82194 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2018: Added by Clark Vance

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