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KCS - Spring River Bridge

Photos 

Crossing the Spring River

Northbound KCS 2971 roars onto bridge

Photo taken by David Albritton in February 2013

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BH Photo #249240

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Spring River on KCS Railroad, next to MO 171
Location
Jasper County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builder
- Waddell & Hedrick of Kansas City, Missouri
Railroad
- Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
Design
Riveted, 8-panel Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.23170, -94.57626   (decimal degrees)
37°13'54" N, 94°34'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/360172/4121740 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Carl Junction
Inventory number
BH 44615 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1905 (755)
Built during 1900s (6,752)
Have street view (25,342)
Jasper County, Missouri (103)
Kansas City Southern Railway (202)
Missouri (6,129)
Open (38,114)
Owned by railroad (11,051)
Pratt through truss (4,953)
Pratt truss (8,675)
Railroad (14,303)
Through truss (13,957)
Truss (31,121)
Waddell & Hedrick (9)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2014: New photo from Jack Schmidt
  • February 17, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added builder and build date from David's photograph of the plaque
  • February 17, 2013: New photo from David Albritton
  • March 26, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • David Albritton
  • Luke
  • Jack Schmidt - jjturtle [at] earthlink [dot] net