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SWM - Center Creek Bridge

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BH Photo #354194

Map 

Description 

Topo maps show a crossing of the interurban railway between Carthage, MO and Galena, KS. Not shown on the 1894 Carthage quad but shown on the Joplin District topo issued 1906.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned curved closed-spandrel arch bridge over Center Creek on Southwest Missouri Electric Railway
Location
Jasper County, Missouri
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1913;
Railroads
- Interurban
- Southwest Missouri Electric Railway (SWM)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Also called
SWM - Lakeside Crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.16486, -94.41462   (decimal degrees)
37°09'54" N, 94°24'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/374401/4114098 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Webb City
Land survey
28N-32W-10
Inventory number
BH 49109 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,024)
Arch (11,192)
Built 1913 (749)
Built during 1910s (8,751)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,602)
Curved (358)
Deck arch (10,431)
Interurban (781)
Jasper County, Missouri (98)
Missouri (5,937)
Railroad (13,081)
Southwest Missouri Electric Railway (7)

Update Log 

  • July 8, 2016: New photos from bill wade
  • May 30, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • May 4, 2014: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Southwest Missouri Electric Railway"
  • October 20, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Other Interurban", "railroad"
  • July 15, 2011: Added by Clark Vance

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Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • bill wade - themissouriredneckstormchaser [at] gmail [dot] com