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North Fork Solomon River Bridge



Note: The following information comes from the National Bridge Inventory and has not been verified.
Pony truss bridge over North Fork Solomon River on Road W7, 1.5 mi. west of Lenora
Norton County, Kansas
Relocated after 2006 to Prairie Dog Creek Golf Course for pedestrian use
Removed and relocated 2006.
Lattice pony truss
Span length: 40.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.4 ft.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 9, 2003
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.60842, -100.03028   (decimal degrees)
39°36'30" N, 100°01'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/411554/4384804 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lenora West
Land survey
T. 5 S., R. 24 W., Sec. 21
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
Inventory numbers
NRHP 03000366 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
KS 000690533503541 (Kansas local bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 18317 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of March 2018)
Overall condition: Good
Superstructure condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Very Good (8 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 96 (out of 100)
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Built 1925 (1,273)
Built during 1920s (9,925)
Kansas (3,192)
Lattice pony truss (23)
Lost (24,748)
Lost 2006 (355)
Lost during 2000s (4,186)
NR-listed (2,960)
Norton County, Kansas (21)
One-lane traffic (7,606)
Owned by county (20,783)
Pony truss (16,186)
Span length 25-50 feet (15,669)
Total length 25-50 feet (11,194)
Truss (32,798)


North Fork Solomon River Bridge
Posted August 27, 2017, by Robert Elder (robertelder1 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I think that this bridge is the one that got moved to the Prairie Dog Golf Course. In other words it's the same inverted Kingpost I believe.