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RI - East Sugar Creek Bridge

Photos 

Easy access to the creek for pictures

Photo taken by Clark Vance in July 2012

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BH Photo #249628

Map 

Description 

This Bridge was numbered 1355, Indicating that it was 135.5 Miles west of Carrie Ave. in St. Louis, MO. It was the first of three crossings over Sugar Creek built by the CRI&P Railroad during its 1903 expansion between St. Louis and Kansas City, MO. Regular service was discontinued in August of 1979.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Sugar Creek on CRI&P RR
Location
Osage County, Missouri
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built ca 1902
Builders
- A.J. Tullock of Leavenworth, Kansas
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (RI; CRIP; ROCK)
Design
150' pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.30980, -92.18236   (decimal degrees)
38°18'35" N, 92°10'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/571484/4240505 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Meta
Land survey
41N-11W-7
Inventory numbers
Rock Island MO Division 1335
BH 52884 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 30, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • December 1, 2014: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "American Bridge Co."
  • March 2, 2013: New photos from Clark Vance
  • November 21, 2012: Updated by Brian Parkinson: Discription added. History Added.
  • July 13, 2012: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"

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Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Brian Parkinson - railstoruin [at] yahoo [dot] com