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Oak Creek Trail - Oak Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by James McCray

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BH Photo #208457

Map 

Description 

Previous bridge was destroyed in 1908 flood

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Oak Creek on Oak Creek Trail
Location
Valparaiso, Saunders County, Nebraska
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1908, Abandoned 1993. Converted 1996.
Railroads
- Rail-to-trail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 155.0 ft.
Also called
UP - Oak Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.08087, -96.83880   (decimal degrees)
41°04'51" N, 96°50'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/681544/4549984 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Valparaiso
Inventory number
BH 47850 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • July 24, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Rail-to-trail", "Union Pacific Railroad", "Railroad"
  • August 12, 2011: New photos from James McCray
  • January 27, 2011: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com