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BNSF - Big Blue River Bridge (Beatrice)

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Beatrice Rail Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2019

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BH Photo #459102

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on BNSF Railway
Location
Beatrice, Gage County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 154.0 ft.
Total length: 374.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.25631, -96.74933   (decimal degrees)
40°15'23" N, 96°44'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/691404/4458635 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beatrice East
Inventory number
BH 70993 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 27, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added builder and date
  • February 12, 2016: Added by John Marvig

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