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UP - Big Papillon Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Bradley J. Grefe

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BH Photo #241469

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Papillon Creek/Trail on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1905
Builders
- James Keys of Omaha, Nebraska (Design)
- Kilpatrick Brothers & Collins Contracting Co. of Beatrice, Nebraska (Erection)
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
7 Span Deck plate girder supported by steel towers
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 65.0 ft.
Total length: 495.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.22155, -96.03890   (decimal degrees)
41°13'18" N, 96°02'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/748212/4567580 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ralston
Inventory number
BH 53928 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builders
  • January 3, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 15, 2012: Updated by John Marvig: Added dimensions
  • October 15, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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