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Katy Trail /Rock Island Overpass

Photos 

Easy approach from the south

Photo taken by Clark Vance in July 2015

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BH Photo #332050

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Central Mo RR (former CRI&P) on Katy Trail (former MKT RR)
Location
Windsor, Henry County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1925,
Builder
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Also called
Katy Trail /Rock Island Trail Overpass (Future Name)
MKT/RI Overpass
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.54073, -93.51973   (decimal degrees)
38°32'27" N, 93°31'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/454706/4265940 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Windsor
Land survey
T. 43 N., R. 24 W., Sec. 1
Inventory numbers
CRI&P MO DIV 2166
BH 57326 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 27, 2016: New photos from Kelly McClanahan
  • July 15, 2015: New photos from Clark Vance
  • July 14, 2015: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co."
  • July 23, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad"
  • July 23, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad", "Katy Trail", "Rail-to-trail"

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Kelly McClanahan

Comments 

Katy Trail /Rock Island Overpass
Posted October 21, 2016, by Kelly McClanahan

A ramp now connects the KATY Trail to the Missouri Rock Island Trail, closely following the old wye that used to be there.

Katy Trail /Rock Island Overpass
Posted July 16, 2015, by david yates (david_y [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

The abandoned Rock Island line will eventually connect the Katy Trail with Kansas City.