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KCS - 18th Street Bridge

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KCS 18th Street Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in November 2019

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BH Photo #460506

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over 18th Street on Kansas City Southern Railway
Location
Independence, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago & Alton Railroad (C&A)
- Gateway Western Railroad (GWWR)
- Gulf, Mobile & Ohio Railway (GMO)
- Illinois Central Railroad (IC; ICG (1972-1988))
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 33.0 ft.
Total length: 78.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08803, -94.45673   (decimal degrees)
39°05'17" N, 94°27'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/374013/4327555 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87190 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • November 12, 2019: New Street View added by Clark Vance
  • November 11, 2019: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

KCS - 18th Street Bridge
Posted November 14, 2019, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks,John.

KCS - 18th Street Bridge
Posted November 14, 2019, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

George,

It looks like there was a second track at one time. I am not sure when it was removed.

KCS - 18th Street Bridge
Posted November 12, 2019, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Am I seeing things or was there another bridge that was here and removed?Also is it on Bridgehunter?