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BNSF - Chariton River Bridge (Elmer)

Map 

Description 

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

Facts 

Overview
Pratt Through truss bridge over Chariton River on BNSF Railway, southwest of Elmer
Location
Macon County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1931
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 220.0 ft.
Total length: 440.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.94766, -92.65984   (decimal degrees)
39°56'52" N, 92°39'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/529058/4422003 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elmer
Inventory number
BH 44971 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 10, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • April 22, 2010: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Southwest Chief #4 Elmer, Missouri - YouTube - The Southwest Chief train #4 gives a nice little horn salute as it crosses the Chariton River just west of Elmer, Missouri. 3-21-2015