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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 Pedestrean 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
Also called
CNW - Niobrara River Bridge (Valentine)
CNW - Niobrara River Bridge (Valentine)
Cowboy Trail - Niobrara River Bridge
CNW - Valentine High 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
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.

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Sources 

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