KCS - 63rd Street Trestle
Photo taken by Joshua Collins in March 2010
BH Photo #157282
Built in 1928 to connect KCS from Leeds Junction to Grandview, The 63rd Street bridge is one of KCS longest bridges in the area. At about 120 feet high above the ground there is, a slight grade to the from 873 feet (south end) to 853 feet (north end).
- Steel trestle over E. 63rd Street Trafficway on Kansas City Southern Railway
- Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
- Open to railroad traffic above and four lanes of traffic below
- Built 1928
- - Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
- Steel deck plate girder trestle
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 875.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
- Also called
- E. 63rd Street Trestle
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.01539, -94.51575 (decimal degrees)
39°00'55" N, 94°30'57" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 15/368774/4319576 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Kansas City
- Land survey
- 850 ft. above sea level
- Inventory number
- BH 44342 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- August 26, 2020: New photos from Clark Vance
- October 12, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
- April 28, 2014: Updated by Kelly McClanahan: Updated data
- January 5, 2014: New photos from Luke Harden
- August 10, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Railroad"
- November 15, 2010: New photos from Nathan Morton
- March 6, 2010: New photo from Joshua Collins
- March 6, 2010: Added by James Baughn
- Joshua Collins - Bigjc1979 [at] aol [dot] com
- Nathan Morton - morton890 [at] yahoo [dot] com
- Kelly McClanahan
- John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
- Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com