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NKCR - Sappa Creek Bridge

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado Railroad on Sappa Creek
Location
Harlan County, Nebraska
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Nebraska, Colorado & Kansas Railway (NKCR)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 277.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.12593, -99.52548   (decimal degrees)
40°07'33" N, 99°31'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/455227/4441866 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80440 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 14, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Abandoned
  • February 17, 2018: Added by John Marvig

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Comments 

NKCR - Sappa Creek Bridge
Posted February 17, 2018, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Looks like an old Pratt truss to me. It is fairly lightweight for a railroad bridge from what I can tell.

NKCR - Sappa Creek Bridge
Posted February 17, 2018, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Google doesn't give the best view of this structure on bridgehunter, but it does appear to be a very old Pratt Through Truss. Thoughts?