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ATSF - Arkansas River Bridge

Map 

Description 

This massive bridge was probably well over 1,000ft long. The remnants of its piers can still be seen in the bottom of the Arkansas River channel.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Arkansas River on former ATSF RR
Location
Pawnee County, Oklahoma
Status
Demolished
History
Built 1903
Railroad
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 1,608.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.53185, -96.72927   (decimal degrees)
36°31'55" N, 96°43'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/703287/4045339 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 80618 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 26, 2018: Updated by John Marvig: Updated information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • February 26, 2018: Added by Dylan VanAntwerp

Sources 

  • Dylan VanAntwerp - dylan_vanantwerp [at] live [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com