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Midland Valley - Old US266 Overpass

Photos 

Those are railroad ties sitting on top of the beams.

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in December 2008

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BH Photo #129749

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Old U.S. 266 on Midland Valley Railroad (abandoned)
Location
Muskogee County, Oklahoma
Status
Removed
History
Probably built circa 1903-1906. Abandoned with rails removed.
Railroad
- Midland Valley Railroad (MV)
Design
Steel stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.46578, -95.29055   (decimal degrees)
35°27'57" N, 95°17'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/292156/3927109 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Warner
Inventory number
BH 38314 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (11,935)
Have street view (22,067)
Lost (18,670)
Midland Valley Railroad (18)
Muskogee County, Oklahoma (66)
Oklahoma (1,899)
Railroad (13,081)
Steel stringer (4,679)
US 266 (3)

Update Log 

  • February 2, 2016: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • May 11, 2015: New photo from David Backlin
  • December 7, 2008: Updated by Rick Mattioni: Road information updated.
  • December 6, 2008: Added by Gene McCluney

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Comments 

Midland Valley - Old US266 Overpass
Posted December 30, 2016, by Tony Anderson (scout2tony [at] gmail [dot] com)

As of November 2016, the steel stringers are gone. Perhaps to improve clearance, but more likely to prevent collapse. Only the concrete abutments remain.