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56th Street Bridge

Photos 

Looking from 58th street

Enlarge to see the new truss.

Photo taken by Clark Vance in September 2012

Enlarge

BH Photo #241428

Map 

Description 

Removed and replaced with what appears to be a steel prefab through truss for pedestrian and bicycle traffic.

Facts 

Overview
Lost steel stringer bridge over Kansas City Southern Railway on E. 56th St.
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built when KCS moved to an eastern alignment
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.02434, -94.51734   (decimal degrees)
39°01'28" N, 94°31'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/368652/4320572 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kansas City
Inventory number
BH 53904 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2014: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Wooden deck", "Wooden railroad overpass", "railroad"
  • October 21, 2012: New photo from Clark Vance
  • October 14, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Kansas City Southern Railway"

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Sources 

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