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BNSF Tauy Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Nick Schmiedeler in November 2018

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BH Photo #438901

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Facts 

Overview
Concrete deck girder bridge over Tauy Creek on BNSF
Location
Franklin County, Kansas
Status
Open to traffic
History
No plaques or printed dates on modern concrete improvements, but stone pillars look early 20th century
Design
Modern concrete deck girder refurbished bridge built on much older stone pillars over Tauy Creek, just northeast of Ottawa, KS, and a few hundred yards from abandoned 1895 double-intersected Warren truss Nebraska Rd. bridge
Dimensions
Span length: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Deck width: 25.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66201, -95.22043   (decimal degrees)
38°39'43" N, 95°13'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/306807/4281610 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83601 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 25, 2018: New photos from Nick Schmiedeler

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