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UP - Elkhorn River Bridge (Arlington)

Photos 

Photo taken by Bradley J. Grefe

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BH Photo #244888

Map 

Description 

Build date provided by C&NW bridge records at the Chicago & North Western Railway Historical Society archives

Facts 

Overview
Quadrangular lattice through truss bridge over Elkhorn River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Washington County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1902, Approach Rebuilt 1964
Railroads
- Chicago & North Western Railway (CNW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Quadrangular lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 285.0 ft.
Also called
C&NW Bridge #G-144
C&NW Bridge #S-101
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.44309, -96.36437   (decimal degrees)
41°26'35" N, 96°21'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/720179/4591299 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arlington
Inventory number
BH 53910 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from C&NW Bridge Records
  • May 19, 2017: New photos from John Marvig
  • December 21, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 14, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

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