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Kansas Street Bridge

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Kansas Street Bridge

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: March 5 1971

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BH Photo #468927

Description 

Demolished by tall girders protruding from a freight train. Replaced with a replica span in 1973 that has since been closed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck arch-truss bridge over Missouri Pacific Railroad on Kansas Street (Holly Hills Drive)
Location
Carondelet, St. Louis, Missouri
Status
Destroyed by collision
Design
Deck arch-truss
Also called
Carondelet Park-Holly Hills Drive Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.56131, -90.26012   (decimal degrees)
38°33'41" N, 90°15'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/738729/4271656 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88766 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Carondelet, Missouri (8)
Deck arch-truss (9)
Deck truss (1,973)
Destroyed by collision (106)
Lost (30,014)
Lost 1969 (101)
Lost during 1960s (1,041)
Missouri (6,570)
St. Louis, Missouri (166)
Truss (36,780)

Update Log 

  • March 28, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • March 28, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com