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Frisco - Scullin Steel Co. Spur Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Joseph Weisbrod in April 2017

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BH Photo #429467

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over River des Peres Drainage Channel on Former railroad
Location
St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Abandoned since 1981
Railroad
- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (SLSF; Frisco)
Design
Pony plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.61911, -90.29624   (decimal degrees)
38°37'09" N, 90°17'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/735392/4277977 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Webster Groves
Inventory number
BH 79415 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,160)
Deck girder (4,776)
Girder (8,533)
Missouri (6,017)
Plate girder (6,536)
Railroad (13,733)
St. Louis, Missouri (141)
St. Louis-San Francisco Railway (195)
Through girder (3,164)

Update Log 

  • June 19, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added railroad; Added imagery posted to BH forum by Joseph Weisbrod
  • November 12, 2017: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

River des Peres Railroad Bridge
Posted June 19, 2018, by Joseph Weisbrod (Weisbrodjoseph [at] gmail [dot] com)

Pushed my way through a bunch of brush and finally found this bridge after seeing it on an historic map. Connected the Frisco to Scullin Steel.