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Branch Bear Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Cindy Barclay Powell

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BH Photo #443141

Map 

Description 

Unique green bridge with a few interesting design characteristics, pillars look possibly newer, on stretch of now-closed old HWY 166, bridge found and all photographs credited to Cindy Barclay Powell.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Branch Bear Creek on Gallop Rd. / Old 166 HWY
Location
Chautauqua County, Kansas
Status
Closed but intact
History
On old stretch of KS HWY 166, now called Gallop Rd.
Design
Pony truss, interesting green, on cement pillars
Also called
Old 166 Gallop Rd. Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.08644, -96.10870   (decimal degrees)
37°05'11" N, 96°06'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/756995/4108373 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 34 S., R. 12 E., Sec. 16
Inventory number
BH 84339 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Chautauqua County, Kansas (40)
Closed (2,723)
Kansas (3,225)
Painted green (157)
Pony truss (16,515)
Preserved (1,208)
Riveted (2,232)
Truss (33,690)
Warren pony truss (3,459)
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals (725)
Warren truss (6,730)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2019: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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