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Jamaica North Trail - Salt Creek Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Rob Evans

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

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BH Photo #229772

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Salt Creek on Jamaica North Trail/Homestead Corridor Trail
Location
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1884, Approaches Rebuilt 1958; Converted to trail ca. 2006
Railroads
- Omaha & Republican Valley Railway (O&RV)
- Rail-to-trail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 305.0 ft.
Also called
Homestead Corridor Trail - Salt Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.69218, -96.68556   (decimal degrees)
40°41'32" N, 96°41'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/695558/4507163 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Roca
Inventory number
BH 47846 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 21, 2015: Updated by Luke: Build date + original RR
  • October 21, 2015: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 18, 2015: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 25, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Rail-to-trail", "Union Pacific Railroad", "Railroad"
  • April 12, 2012: Photo imported by James McCray
  • January 27, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Traillink.com - Info