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Arkansas River Steel Bridge

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Arkansas River Steel Bridge

Photographer: H.M. Schnatterly.

RPPC Postcard image provided by David Shedlock

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BH Photo #442375

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Description 

The river has significantly receded due to irrigation and a bridge is no longer needed. It is often completely dry.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Big Arkansas River on Road
Location
Kinsley, Edwards County, Kansas
Status
Lost
History
Built 1907
Builder
- Wichita Construction Co.
Design
Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 990.0 ft.
Deck width: 20.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.92801, -99.37513   (decimal degrees)
37°55'41" N, 99°22'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/467032/4197893 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84169 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 19, 2019: New photo from David Shedlock
  • January 15, 2019: New photo from David Shedlock
  • January 14, 2019: New photos from David Shedlock