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KCPS - Mill Creek Viaduct (Old)

Photo 

Courtesy of the Kansas City Public Library & The Pendergrast Years; Used under Fair Use

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BH Photo #464775

Map 

Description 

Carried the streetcar that ran from Westport (see Mill Street Station), east of The Plaza, down to Brookside, through Waldo, and turned east and ended at Dodson (85th and Prospect). Much of the line has been converted to a trail.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Mill Creek Drive & 43rd Street on Kansas City Public Service Co.
Location
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Replaced 1927
Railroads
- Kansas City Public Service Co. (KCPS)
- Streetcar
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.04968, -94.58826   (decimal degrees)
39°02'59" N, 94°35'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/362562/4323489 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87741 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,804)
Deck girder (5,777)
Girder (10,299)
Jackson County, Missouri (292)
Kansas City Public Service Co. (13)
Kansas City, Missouri (166)
Lost (24,974)
Lost 1927 (63)
Lost during 1920s (489)
Missouri (6,315)
Plate girder (7,983)
Railroad (15,601)
Replaced by new bridge (16,769)
Streetcar (280)
Timber stringer (4,028)

Update Log 

  • January 10, 2020: New photo from Luke

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