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MKT - Moniteau Creek Bridge

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Old Rocheport Bridge

This photo from the 1904 book "The State of Missouri An Autobiography" also shows the original bridge

Photo Contributed by John Marvig

BH Photo #355518

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Moniteau Creek on Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad
Location
Rocheport, Howard County, Missouri, and Boone County, Missouri
Status
Collapsed in a Train Derailment
History
Built Ca. 1897, Destroyed in Derailment 1942
Builder
- A & P Roberts Co. of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 155.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.97793, -92.56914   (decimal degrees)
38°58'41" N, 92°34'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/537320/4314416 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rocheport
Inventory number
BH 72555 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2016: Added by John Marvig

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