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Olive Branch Bridge

Photo 

Overview

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/nediv/bridges/lancaste.htm

http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/nediv/bridges/lancaste.htm

BH Photo #237758

Map 

Description 

See following link for history: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/nediv/bridges/lancaste.htm

Facts 

Overview
Bedstead Warren pony truss bridge over Olive Branch on an abandoned section of Stagecoach Road
Location
Lancaster County, Nebraska
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1897; Lost during flood
Builder
- Wrought Iron Bridge Co. of Canton, Ohio
Design
Bedstead Warren pony truss
Dimensions
Total length: 74.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.61029, -96.77493   (decimal degrees)
40°36'37" N, 96°46'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/688237/4497876 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hallam
Inventory numbers
NRHP 92000739 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 53210 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 10, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Updated status: lost to flood; Updated NRHP status: Removed
  • August 19, 2012: Added by James McCray

Sources 

Comments 

Olive Branch Bridge
Posted December 15, 2013, by K. A. Erickson

I don't think this bridge exists anymore. There is a recent petition to remove the listing of this and the Brownson Viaduct from the NRHP.

http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/pending/P20131116.htm

Olive Branch Bridge
Posted August 19, 2012, by James McCray (jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com)

From the looks of it this bridge seems to still exist as per google earth, but the image is fuzzy at best. Can I get a status confirmation?