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Grand River Railroad Bridge

Map 

Description 

Piers are still visible on Google aerial view

Facts 

Overview
Lost bridge over Grand River on former railroad between Utica and Chillicothe
Location
Livingston County, Missouri
Status
Removed but not replaced
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75928, -93.60699   (decimal degrees)
39°45'33" N, 93°36'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/448005/4401215 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chillicothe
Inventory number
BH 66407 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Livingston County, Missouri (39)
Lost (22,103)
Missouri (6,129)

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2015: Added by James Baughn

Comments 

Grand River Railroad Bridge
Posted July 14, 2016, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

The story from a local is that the bridge was damaged by a log jam in 1979, after which the railroad chose to close the line rather than fix the bridge.