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CNW - Platte River Bridge

Photos 

CNW - Platte River Bridge

Fremont Tribune: January 18 1983

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BH Photo #458640

Map 

Description 

Scrapped after a failed attempt to reuse it as part of a trail.

Facts 

Overview
Lost deck girder bridge over Platte River on Chicago & North Western Railway
Location
Dodge County, Nebraska
Status
Removed but not replaced
Railroad
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
Design
Deck girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.43560, -96.60460   (decimal degrees)
41°26'08" N, 96°36'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/700132/4589884 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fremont West
Inventory number
BH 67263 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Chicago & North Western Railway (1,405)
Deck girder (5,750)
Dodge County, Nebraska (17)
Girder (10,239)
Lost (24,749)
Lost 1983 (106)
Lost during 1980s (1,373)
Nebraska (1,634)
Platte River (Nebraska) (14)
Railroad (15,426)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2019: Updated by Luke: Removed category "Chicago & North West Railroad"
  • October 21, 2019: New photos from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • October 21, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added and modified information.
  • April 26, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added

Sources 

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

Comments 

CNW - Platte River Bridge
Posted October 21, 2019, by Tony Dillon (spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Thanks for catching my gaffe Luke!