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BNSF - Bear Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn in February 2016

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BH Photo #348911

Description 

Historical information comes from the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Collection located at the Newberry Library, Chicago, Illinois.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Bear Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Hannibal, Marion County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 190.0 ft.
Also called
BN - Bear Creek Bridge (E)
CBQ - Bear Creek Bridge (E)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.70925, -91.35267   (decimal degrees)
39°42'33" N, 91°21'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/641214/4396784 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hannibal East
Inventory number
BH 70815 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 24, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added build date
  • April 15, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • January 10, 2018: New photos from K. Allen Ballard
  • November 18, 2017: New photos from David Huffman
  • February 13, 2016: New photos from James Baughn
  • February 7, 2016: Added by James Baughn

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