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CBQ - Platte River Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #410407

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Platte River on Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Location
Douglas County, Nebraska, and Saunders County, Nebraska
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1917; Removed 1927
Builder
- Union Bridge & Construction Co. of Kansas City, Missouri (Pneumatic Piers)
Railroad
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
8 75' Deck plate girders (4 DPGs per river channel)
700' timber trestle
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 1,383.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.22237, -96.36266   (decimal degrees)
41°13'21" N, 96°21'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/721067/4566797 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wann
Land survey
T. 15 N., R. 9 E., Sec. 36
Inventory number
BH 79325 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 8, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • November 5, 2017: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com