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Little Blue River Trail - Little Blue River Bridge

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #446258

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Little Blue River on Little Blue River Trail
Location
Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1904, East Approach rebuilt Ca. 1924
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 95.0 ft.
Total length: 539.0 ft.
Also called
RI - Little Blue River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.13114, -97.18301   (decimal degrees)
40°07'52" N, 97°10'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/654805/4443894 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fairbury
Inventory number
BH 65609 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 27, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added builder and date
  • April 7, 2019: New photo from Luke
  • January 21, 2015: Added by Luke

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