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Cowboy Trail - Valentine High Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #207988

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Niobrara River on Pedestrian Trail (formerly Chicago & Northwestern Railroad)
Location
Cherry County, Nebraska
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Replaced Fremont, Elkhorn, & Missouri Valley RR bridge from 1883.
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 1,320.0 ft.
Also called
CNW - Niobrara River Bridge (Valentine)
CNW - Niobrara River Bridge (Valentine)
CNW - Valentine High Bridge
Cowboy Trail - Niobrara River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.84446, -100.52413   (decimal degrees)
42°50'40" N, 100°31'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/375456/4744669 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valentine South
Land survey
T. 33 N., R. 27 W., Sec. 8
Inventory number
BH 47876 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 15, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • August 7, 2011: New photos from James McCray
  • July 27, 2011: Updated by Clark Vance: Added build date and history line
  • January 29, 2011: Added by J.P.

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Cowboy Trail - Valentine High Bridge
Posted June 20, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

Approximately 236.4320 Smoot

Cowboy Trail - Valentine High Bridge
Posted June 20, 2018, by Clark Vance (cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com)

According to BridgeHunter.com:

Dimensions

Total length: 1,320.0 ft.

Cowboy Trail - Valentine High Bridge
Posted June 20, 2018, by Luke
Cowboy Trail - Valentine High Bridge
Posted June 20, 2018, by William (wknapp [at] msa [dot] com)

What is the exact length of this bridge in feet?