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BNSF - Salt Fork Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken by Wes Kinsler in 2004

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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)

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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