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Little Blue Bridge

Photo 

Noland Road Bridge at Little Blue Road

Looking North.

Photo taken by Neil Krout

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BH Photo #416167

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pony truss bridge over Fork Little Blue River
Location
Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Replaced
History
Built ca. 1930 as one of many similar bridges in Jackson County.
Design
Parker pony truss with rounded, vertical endposts
Dimensions
Total length: 60.0 ft.
Deck width: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.99907, -94.41612   (decimal degrees)
38°59'57" N, 94°24'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/377371/4317627 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lees Summit
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 10
Inventory number
BH 80043 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built during 1930s (10,864)
Jackson County, Missouri (245)
Lost (20,007)
Lost 1985 (98)
Lost during 1980s (1,102)
Missouri (6,049)
Owned by county (19,116)
Parker pony truss (352)
Parker truss (1,557)
Pony truss (15,247)
Replaced by new bridge (13,252)
Total length 50-75 feet (8,692)
Truss (30,026)

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2018: Added by Neil Krout

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Neil Krout - kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Little Blue Bridge
Posted January 12, 2018, by Neil Krout (kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I came across this photo in a Facebook group. I have no idea who first published the photo (it appears to be in a book).

Little Blue Bridge
Posted January 11, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

This is the first photo I've seen of this bridge. It was possibly the last one of many to be replaced in Jackson County where at one time there were probably at least a dozen of this pattern.