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BNSF - Cuivre River Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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Overview
Three-span through truss bridge over Cuivre River on the BNSF Railway at Old Monroe
Location
Old Monroe, Lincoln County, Missouri, and St. Charles County, Missouri
Status
Open to railroad traffic
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Lassig Branch)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
From north to south:
One pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss, 110 feet long
One pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss, 154 feet long
One pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss, 110 feet long
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 154.0 ft.
Total length: 374.0 ft.
Also called
BNSF - Old Monroe Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92876, -90.74533   (decimal degrees)
38°55'44" N, 90°44'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/695441/4311287 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Winfield
Land survey
Survey #1795 (T. 48 N., R. 2 E.)
Inventory number
BH 21918 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 24, 2016: New photos from John Marvig
  • June 21, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • February 10, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added city.
  • October 8, 2010: New Street View added by Mark Dellbringge
  • June 6, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • Mark Dellbringge
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Old Monroe Railroad Bridge
Posted April 11, 2010, by scott (stiek [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Any idea how old this bridge is?