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Big Bend Road UPRR Overpass

Photos 

The east face

"Route of the Scenic Limited" is barely noticeable on the east face, but the old "Missouri Pacific Lines" railroad logo is still visible on the right side of the deck.

Photo taken by Mark Dellbringge in October 2010

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BH Photo #183286

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Bend Road on the Union Pacific Railroad in Kirkwood, Mo.
Location
Kirkwood, St. Louis County, Missouri
Status
Open to two tracks of railroad traffic
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder with concrete stringer approaches
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.56829, -90.46739   (decimal degrees)
38°34'06" N, 90°28'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/720645/4271912 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kirkwood
Inventory number
BH 46495 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,810)
Concrete stringer (803)
Deck girder (5,778)
Girder (10,301)
Have street view (27,072)
Kirkwood, Missouri (10)
Missouri (6,315)
Missouri Pacific Railroad (382)
Open (39,987)
Owned by railroad (12,505)
Plate girder (7,985)
Railroad (15,607)
St. Louis County, Missouri (191)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,375)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2020: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • October 24, 2010: New photos from Mark Dellbringge
  • October 14, 2010: Added by Mark Dellbringge

Sources 

  • Mark Dellbringge
  • Daniel Barnes