Neil Krout

About Me 

Email: kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com

I've loved History for as long as I can remember. It all started with WW-II aircraft, when I went to Airshow's with my Dad. I was lucky to be able to cross Historic Bridges, in the Lake of the Ozarks region of Missouri, when I was a kid. Discovering this website has been a true gift. I am able to visit locations, and document Historical Artifacts.

Recent Updates 

Morton Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over Crooked River on Landing Road
February 6, 2021: New photos
Fishing River 60th Street Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Through truss bridge over Fishing River on W. 60th Street
February 6, 2021: New photos
Daugherty Road Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over West Fork Crooked River on Daugherty Road in Richmond
February 6, 2021: New photos
Crooked River 112th Street Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Crooked River on E. 112th Street
February 6, 2021: New photos
Buffalo Road Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Pratt through truss bridge over Crooked River on Buffalo Road
February 6, 2021: New photos
Fish Creek CR 126 Bridge (Saline County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Fish Creek on CR 126
January 31, 2021: New photos
Fish Creek CR 138 Bridge (Saline County, Missouri)
Wooden deck steel stringer bridge over Fish Creek on CR 138
January 31, 2021: New photos
Salt Fork CR 214 Bridge (Saline County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Salt Fork on CR 214
January 25, 2021: New photos
Pierre Fleche Creek CR 129 Bridge (Saline County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Pierre Fleche Creek on CR 129
January 25, 2021: New photos
Pass Branch CR 424 Bridge (Saline County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Pass Branch on CR 424
January 25, 2021: New photos
Buck Creek Bridge (Saline County, Missouri)
Kingpost pony truss bridge over Buck Creek on CR 127 (Peach Avenue)
January 25, 2021: New photos
Buck Branch CR 318 Bridge (Horizon Trail Rd Bridge) (Saline County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Buck Branch on CR 318
January 25, 2021: New photos
Higginsville Reservoir Dam Bridge (Lafayette County, Missouri)
Beam bridge over Johnson Creek (Higginsville Reservoir spillway) on Republic School Road
January 23, 2021: New photos
Little Tarkio Ditch CR 363 Bridge (Holt County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Little Tarkio Ditch on CR 363
January 10, 2021: New photos
Lincoln Road Bridge (Holt County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Davis Creek on Lincoln Road/E. 4th Street/CR 123 at Mound City
January 10, 2021: New photos
Kunkel Mill Bridge (Holt County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Kimsey Creek on CR 233
January 10, 2021: New photos
Grand Avenue Creek MO 111 Bridge (Holt County, Missouri)
Slab bridge over Grand Avenue Creek on MO 111
January 10, 2021: New photos
Grand Avenue Creek Commercial Street Bridge (Holt County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Grand Avenue Creek on Commercial Street in Forest City
January 10, 2021: New photos
Grand Avenue Creek A Street Bridge (Holt County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Grand Avenue Creek on A Street in Forest City
January 10, 2021: New photos
Schlotz Branch CR 328 Bridge (Holt County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Schlotz Branch on CR 328
January 9, 2021: New photos
Mill Creek CR 321 Bridge (Holt County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Mill Creek on CR 321
January 9, 2021: New photos
Forbes Creek CR 336 Bridge (Holt County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Forbes Creek on CR 336
January 9, 2021: New photos
Carey's Ford Bridge (Miami County, Kansas)
Through truss bridge over Marais Des Cygnes River on 335th Street, southeast of Stanton
December 30, 2020: New photos
Walnut Creek Bridge (Miami County, Kansas)
Concrete arch bridge over Walnut Creek, 2.0 mi. west and 1.1 mi. north of Paola
December 28, 2020: New photos
South Wea Creek Bridge (Miami County, Kansas)
Concrete arch bridge over South Wea Creek, 3.0 mi. south and 0.6 mi. west of Louisburg
December 28, 2020: New photos
Muddy Creek CR 230 Bridge (Livingston County, Missouri)
LOST
December 27, 2020: New photos
Clear Creek CR 423 Bridge (Livingston County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Clear Creek on CR 423
December 13, 2020: New photos
Dangerous Branch Creek Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Dangerous Branch Creek on Highway A (Formerly CR275)
November 29, 2020: New photos
Dangerous Branch Creek Bridge (Ray County, Missouri)
Abandoned pony truss bridge over Dangerous Branch Creek on Highway A (Formerly CR275)
November 29, 2020: Added
Little Shoal Creek NE 288th Street Bridge (Clinton County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Little Shoal Creek on N.E. 288th Street
November 1, 2020: New photos
Castile Creek Route NN Bridge (Clinton County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Castile Creek on Route NN
November 1, 2020: New photos
Weldon River Route C Bridge (Grundy County, Missouri)
Three-span plate girder bridge over Weldon River on Route C
October 24, 2020: New photos
SW 24th Street Bridge (Grundy County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Hickory Creek on SW 24th Street
October 24, 2020: New photo
NE 115th Street Bridge (Grundy County, Missouri)
Steel stringer bridge over Honey Creek on NE 115th Street
October 24, 2020: New photos
17th Street Bridge (Grundy County, Missouri)
Wooden bridge over the Union Pacific Railroad on 17th Street in Trenton
October 24, 2020: New photos
Pepper Avenue Bridge (Daviess County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Owl Creek on Pepper Avenue (CR 282)
October 18, 2020: New photos
Dog Creek Bridge (Daviess County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Dog Creek on 185th Street
October 18, 2020: New photos
Manson Road Bridge (Caldwell County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Shoal Creek on N.E. Manson Road
October 18, 2020: New photos
Shoal Creek Route D Bridge (Caldwell County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Shoal Creek on Route D
October 18, 2020: New photos
Turkey Creek CR 730 Bridge (Carroll County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Turkey Creek on CR 730
October 18, 2020: New photos
Chariton River CR 447 Bridge (Chariton County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over East Fork Chariton River on CR 447
October 11, 2020: New photos
Chariton Fork Route PP Bridge (Chariton County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Chariton Fork on Route PP
October 11, 2020: New photos
Wakenda Creek CR 621 Bridge (Carroll County, Missouri)
Pratt pony truss bridge over Wakenda Creek on CR 621
October 11, 2020: New photos
Heaths Creek Old US 65 Bridge (Pettis County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Heaths Creek on Old US 65 (Wildwood Road)
October 4, 2020: New photos
Major Road Bridge (Pettis County, Missouri)
Wooden bridge over Heaths Creek on Major Road near Longwood
October 4, 2020: New photos
Curtis Road Bridge (Pettis County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Muddy Creek on Curtis Road
October 4, 2020: New photos
Bellair Road Bridge (Cooper County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Petite Saline Creek on Bellair Road
October 3, 2020: New photos
Wakenda Creek CR 609 Bridge (Carroll County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Wakenda Creek on CR 609
September 27, 2020: New photos
Tater Hill Creek CR 203 Bridge (Carroll County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over Tater Hill Creek on CR 203
September 27, 2020: New photos
Turkey Creek CR 715 Bridge (Carroll County, Missouri)
Pony truss bridge over a branch of Turkey Creek on CR 715
September 27, 2020: New photos

Recent Comments 

Posted February 6, 2021

Good eye, Tony! Thanks for the update!

Posted October 24, 2020

Definitely not a Pony Truss. I believe this bridge has been here for 26 years.

Posted October 18, 2020

Do not attempt to drive up the road after it rains; the road is dirt and turns to mud, with many washouts. The only approach is from the South. I had to use 4x4, even though it was dry. Also, there is a major washout about 1/4 mile South of the bridge.

Posted October 18, 2020

Do not attempt to drive up Manson Road after it rains; the road is dirt and turns to mud, with many washouts. The only approach is from the South.

Posted October 4, 2020

I visited today (10/4/20), bridge appears to be permanently closed (big piles of dirt in road, road closed signs etc...).

Posted August 2, 2020

As I always do, I swing my head while I cross a "New Bridge". As I did this today, I was pleasantly surprised to find this old girl, still standing proud!

Posted July 20, 2020

I'm not sure when the bridge was replaced, but it was prior to July, 2020.

Posted November 11, 2018

As of 11/11/2018 bridge is closed. There is a large snag of logs on the West side of the bridge. I didn't venture out onto the bridge to see if it was damaged or not.

Posted July 29, 2018

I ventured out to this bridge today. It's in pretty decent condition. I want to return in the Fall, so I can get some Wide Shots and not have to worry about snakes.

Posted February 2, 2018

The Westbound lanes have been closed as of today, 2/2/2018 for a 2.5 year projected project length.

Posted January 21, 2018

My wife and I went to this bridge today 1/21/18. Several of the deck boards are rotting, and will need to be replaced soon.

Posted January 12, 2018

I came across this photo in a Facebook group. I have no idea who first published the photo (it appears to be in a book).

Posted January 6, 2018

My wife and I happened upon this little jewel today. The name of the road has changed to "Horizon Trl", but it still has the 318 road signs, the road also has new gravel. The deck of the bridge appears to be in great shape, as it was probably replaced in the past couple of years, or so. It's nice to see that the plaque is still intact.

Posted December 24, 2017

I just learned this bridge is scheduled for replacement.

http://www.modot.org/southwest/news_and_information/District...

Posted December 4, 2017

Went to this bridge today, and it is closed. I'm not sure if it's a temporary closure, or not.