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Three Bridges Hike-Bike Trail Platte River bridge

Map 

Description 

The middle of three bridges abandoned by CB&Q in 1976. The north bridge over the North Channel Platte River was destroyed in a 2009 wildfire and replaced with a modern concrete span.

Facts 

Overview
Girder bridge over Platte River on Three Bridges Hike-Bike Trail (Former CB&Q)
Location
Buffalo County, Nebraska
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Originally the Burlington and Missouri River Railroad, Bought by CB&Q in 1872
Railroads
- Burlington & Missouri River Railroad (B&MR)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.66237, -98.98789   (decimal degrees)
40°39'45" N, 98°59'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/501024/4501277 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Newark
Land survey
T. 8 N., R. 15 W., Sec. 10
Elevation
2110 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 79872 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2017: Added by Clark Vance

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