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RI/UP Overpass

Photos 

Photo taken by RLEVANS

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs (CC BY-ND)

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BH Photo #274980

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Jamaica North Trail on Abandoned Railroad (RI)
Location
Lancaster County, Nebraska
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built Ca. 1900 during an upgrade of this route
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Span length: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 80.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.74400, -96.71247   (decimal degrees)
40°44'38" N, 96°42'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/693134/4512856 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roca
Inventory number
BH 59803 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 13, 2022: Updated by John Marvig: added builder and likely build date
  • February 19, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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