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RI - East branch of Round Grove Creek Bridge

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Description 

This is well hidden, as a matter of fact the only reason I know about it was I went to school near here, and we would walk down to it. It is a drainage tunnel, with a sidewalk on one side. It has been a long time (1987) since I have been down there.

Facts 

Overview
Tunnel under east branch of Round Grove Creek on old Rock Island Railroad
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1903
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
Tunnel under railroad, more than a drainage culvert.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.03108, -94.46595   (decimal degrees)
39°01'52" N, 94°27'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/373113/4321247 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72049 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 30, 2016: Added by Kelly McClanahan

Sources 

  • Kelly McClanahan