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Anchor Avenue Overhead Bridge

Map 

Description 

Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Lost plate girder bridge over BNSF Railway on Anchor Avenue
Location
Macon County, Missouri
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1931 using a secondhand turntable, Removed Ca. 2013
Railroad
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 169.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.82742, -92.83132   (decimal degrees)
39°49'39" N, 92°49'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/514434/4408616 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
New Cambria West
Land survey
T. 58 N., R. 17 W., Sec. 20
Average daily traffic (as of 2015)
5
Inventory numbers
MONBI 22959 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 42506 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of December 2015)
Overall condition: Fair
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 24.7 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • September 10, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • May 2, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

Comments 

Anchor Avenue Overhead Bridge
Posted September 10, 2020, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I added a photo in the link section. This one was clearly an old turntable.