RI - Kansas River Bridge (Manhattan)
RI - Kansas River Bridge
Rock Island railroad geeps in the rocket scheme lead a freight across the Kansas River bridge in Manhattan, KS. Note the large, unusual stone abutment in between the trusses and the timber approach trestle. Date and photographer unknown.
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BH Photo #290814
Date comes from City of Manhattan website
- Lost warren through truss bridge over Kansas River on CRI&P Railroad
- Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas
- No longer exists
- Built 1904, Two spans rebuilt 1936
- - McClintic-Marshall Co. of Chicago, Illinois & Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1936 Spans)
- - Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- 4 - 155' Pin-connected Warren through truss with all verticals
6 - 53' Steel Wide Flange Beam
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 938.0 ft.
- Also called
- RI - Kansas River Bridge
Rock Island - Kansas River Bridge
Rock Island Bridge #1430
RI - Manhattan Bridge
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +39.17446, -96.55438 (decimal degrees)
39°10'28" N, 96°33'16" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 14/711262/4338985 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Land survey
- T. 10 S., R. 8 E., Sec. 17
- 1000 ft. above sea level
- Inventory number
- BH 56642 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- August 6, 2014: Updated by Dylan VanAntwerp: Added info
- July 21, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Topo info, truss type
- July 20, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"
- June 16, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
- June 16, 2013: Updated by Max : Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "Kansas River"