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Katy Trail - Cedar Creek Bridge

Photos 

Portal

Photo taken July 2005 by Wayne Johnson

BH Photo #104221

Map 

Description 

Decking and structure look solid. Actually fairly well preserved.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Cedar Creek on the Katy Trail (former MKT Railroad)
Location
Callaway County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians and bicyclists only
Future prospects
Preserved as part of Katy Trail State Park
History
Built 1927 by the Mt. Vernon Bridge Co.
Builder
- Mt. Vernon Bridge Co. of Mt. Vernon, Ohio
Railroad
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
Design
Riveted, 8-panel Warren through truss with verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.64218, -92.20771   (decimal degrees)
38°38'32" N, 92°12'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/568950/4277367 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Jefferson City NW
Inventory number
BH 21031 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 2, 2020: Updated by Kevin C Acheson: Updated condiion as of 03.02.2020
  • September 7, 2005: Fixed incorrect latitude/longitude and map

Sources 

  • Wayne Johnson - johnsonwe [at] embarqmail [dot] com
  • Kevin C Acheson - mymindseyefotog [at] gmail [dot] com