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US 40 GMO overpass

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Description 

Builder per The Daily Capital News (Jefferson City, Missouri) September 16, 1948.

One of a few attributed to Perry McGlone Construction Co.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Beam bridge over KCS RW (GMO when built) on E Old US Hwy 40
Location
Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1948
Builder
- Perry McGlone Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Railroads
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Beam
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.01751, -94.17020   (decimal degrees)
39°01'03" N, 94°10'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/398694/4319370 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 49 N., R. 30 W., Sec. 36
Inventory number
BH 85498 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2019: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

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