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Missouri Pacific Railroad Bridge No. 51

Photos 

Missouri Pacific Railroad Bridge No. 51 Lafayette Co Mo

State of Missouri Collection - State Historical Society of Missouri Photo No. 18-463

c 1900

License: Released into public domain

View this photo at statehistoricalsocietyofmissouri.org

BH Photo #333427

Map 

Description 

A temporary benchmark No. 399 was once located on east end of this bridge

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Giddens Branch on Missouri Pacific Railroad
Location
Lafayette County, Missouri
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Railroad
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
Gidden's Creek Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.21729, -93.56139   (decimal degrees)
39°13'02" N, 93°33'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/451537/4341039 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Waverly
Land survey
T. 51 N., R. 24 W., Sec. 17
Elevation
263 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 68643 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Deck girder (5,753)
Girder (10,247)
Lafayette County, Missouri (41)
Lost (24,762)
Missouri (6,306)
Missouri Pacific Railroad (380)
Owned by railroad (12,432)
Plate girder (7,933)
Railroad (15,437)
Replaced by new bridge (16,598)

Update Log 

  • February 23, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: Added categories "Missouri Pacific Railroad", "railroad"
  • July 24, 2015: Added by Rusty Weisman

Sources 

  • Rusty Weisman