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TSU - Nickel Creek Bridge

Photos 

View of Bridge Looking East

This is a very distinctive bridge, a slender arch combined with a heavy support structure.

Photo taken by Rick Mattioni in October 2008

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BH Photo #126752

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Nickel Creek on Tulsa-Sapulpa Union Railway in Sapulpa
Location
Sapulpa, Creek County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built c. 1920
Railroad
- Tulsa-Sapulpa Union Railway (TSU)
Design
Closed-spandrel concrete arch railroad bridge with additional bench-shaped support underneath.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.06086, -96.06894   (decimal degrees)
36°03'39" N, 96°04'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/764002/3994675 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sapulpa North
Elevation
750 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 37885 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,439)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,730)
Creek County, Oklahoma (49)
Deck arch (10,683)
Oklahoma (1,963)
Open (38,338)
Owned by railroad (10,912)
Railroad (14,223)
Sapulpa, Oklahoma (3)
Tulsa-Sapulpa Union Railway (1)

Update Log 

  • September 1, 2013: Updated by Steve Conro: added GPS
  • October 26, 2008: Added by Rick Mattioni

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