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93rd Street Bridge

Map 

Description 

One of several wooden pile bridges built in 1928-9 when KCS moved to a more eastern alignment. The only survivors I'm aware of are the Coal Mine Road bridge and the 86th Street bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over KCS RY on 93rd Street
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1928 when KCS moved their line east to this route. Replaced 1985
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.95623, -94.51218   (decimal degrees)
38°57'22" N, 94°30'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/368973/4313006 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Grandview
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 33 W., Sec. 25
Inventory number
BH 59252 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 6, 2014: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Wooden railroad overpass"
  • January 19, 2014: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Kansas City Southern Railway", "wooden deck"
  • January 18, 2014: Added by Clark Vance

Related Bridges 

  • E. 86th Street Bridge (Same project) - The only remaining road bridge of this type left from this project

Sources 

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