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BNSF - Salt Fork Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken by Wes Kinsler in 2004

Enlarge

BH Photo #151908

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Salt Fork Arkansas River on BNSF Railway (former Santa Fe Railroad)
Location
Kay County, Oklahoma
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1899; Replaced 2014
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
3 127' 5-panel pin-connected Pratt through trusses
48' deck plate girders
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 127.0 ft.
Also called
ATSF - Salt Fork Bridge
BNSF Bridge 294.1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.62901, -97.08591   (decimal degrees)
36°37'44" N, 97°05'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/671141/4055424 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ponca City
Elevation
927 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
BNSF Bridge 294.1
BH 43853 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,449)
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (314)
BNSF Railway (1,167)
Built 1899 (345)
Built during 1890s (2,589)
Deck girder (4,805)
Girder (8,621)
Kay County, Oklahoma (64)
Lost (19,926)
Lost 2014 (247)
Lost during 2010s (2,310)
Oklahoma (1,947)
Owned by railroad (10,482)
Pin-connected (3,554)
Plate girder (6,604)
Pratt through truss (4,717)
Pratt truss (8,206)
Railroad (13,849)
Replaced by new bridge (13,199)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,866)
Through truss (13,232)
Truss (29,971)

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • March 2, 2017: Updated by Luke: Corrected buld date
  • March 2, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Bridge has Been Replaced
  • October 9, 2011: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • January 3, 2010: Added by Wes Kinsler

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