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UP - Grand River Bridge

Photos 

Looking southeast from the parallel road bridge

Photo taken by Nathan Morton in Sept. 10

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BH Photo #179072

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Grand River on UP Railroad
Location
Fort Gibson, Muskogee County, Oklahoma
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1909
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway (StLIM&S)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
MoPac - Grand River Bridge
Iron Mountain - Grand River Bridge
StLIM&S - Grand River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.80538, -95.26071   (decimal degrees)
35°48'19" N, 95°15'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/295731/3964720 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northeast Muskogee
Inventory number
BH 46314 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date from Missouri Pacific Annual Report
  • August 7, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 7, 2016: New photos from Lori Scholl
  • January 5, 2015: Updated by Luke: Corrected city from Ft. to Fort
  • July 15, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • September 24, 2010: Added by Nathan Morton

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