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UP - Mountain Creek Bridge

Photos 

View of Bridge Looking Southeast

Some skewed trusses just don't look quite right!

Photo taken by Rick Mattioni in October 2008

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BH Photo #126777

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pratt through truss bridge over Mountain Creek on Abandoned Union Pacific Railroad line
Location
Wagoner County, Oklahoma
Status
Abandoned in 1986
Railroads
- Midland Valley Railroad (MV)
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Texas & Pacific Railway (T&P)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Skewed five-panel Pratt through truss railroad bridge.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.90528, -95.75491   (decimal degrees)
35°54'19" N, 95°45'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/251380/3976949 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Leonard
Elevation
570 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 37889 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 14, 2020: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Revised rail heritage and added abandonment date
  • December 10, 2008: New photos from Gene McCluney
  • October 26, 2008: Added by Rick Mattioni

Sources 

  • Rick Mattioni
  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs