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BNSF - Platte River Bridge (Ashland)

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BNSF Platte River Bridge (Ashland)

East End

Photo taken by John Marvig in February 2017

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BH Photo #380976

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Platte River on BNSF Railway
Location
Saunders County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899, Portions Rebuilt 1949
Builder
- Lassig Bridge & Iron Works of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 1,390.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.06161, -96.32574   (decimal degrees)
41°03'42" N, 96°19'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/724710/4549042 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ashland East
Inventory number
BH 75836 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • February 28, 2017: Added by John Marvig

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