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UP - Bayou Manard Bridge

Photos 

While I didn't get close enough to look for a builders plate, other similar bridges on the Union Pacific line through Oklahoma have build dates in the circa 1906 range.

Photo taken by Gene McCluney in April 2009

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BH Photo #137004

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Bayou Manard on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Muskogee County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren through truss
Also called
Bayou Manard Union Pacific Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.76156, -95.22881   (decimal degrees)
35°45'42" N, 95°13'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/298503/3959793 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Gibson Dam
Inventory number
BH 42325 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1907 (592)
Built during 1900s (6,283)
Muskogee County, Oklahoma (66)
Oklahoma (1,899)
Open (36,587)
Owned by railroad (9,824)
Pennsylvania Steel Co. (129)
Railroad (13,091)
Through truss (12,893)
Truss (29,444)
Union Pacific Railroad (1,923)
Warren through truss (1,448)
Warren truss (5,791)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2016: Updated by J Lance: Added year of construction
  • December 1, 2010: Updated by Anthony Dillon: Added coordinates
  • April 12, 2009: Added by Gene McCluney

Sources 

  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • J Lance - bugo [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Bayou Manard Union Pacific Railroad Bridge
Posted July 2, 2010, by Nick Jenkins (nick123 [at] valornet [dot] com)

A close-up of the builders plate and trackside views.

Bayou Manard Union Pacific Railroad Bridge
Posted July 2, 2010, by Nick Jenkins (nick123 [at] valornet [dot] com)

Built by the Pennsylvania Steel Co., Steelton, PA 1907