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KCCC&StJ Interurban Bridge

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Approaching from the east

Photo taken by Clark Vance in November 2013

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BH Photo #269424

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Description 

Built by the The Kansas City, Clay County, and St. Joseph Interurban Railway which started construction in 1911 and opened in 1913. Robert P. Woods of Indianapolis, consulting engineer. Operation ceased in March 1933.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned concrete arch bridge over unnamed drainage on former interurban line
Location
Liberty, Clay County, Missouri
Status
Open to pedestrians
Future prospects
It appears the property owner is caring for the bridge.
History
Carried interurban rail from 1913 to 1930
Builder
- Robert P. Woods of Indianapolis, Indiana (Consulting Engineer)
Railroads
- Interurban
- Kansas City, Clay County & St. Joseph Railway (KCCC&StJ)
Design
Luten arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.25455, -94.38627   (decimal degrees)
39°15'16" N, 94°23'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/380389/4345940 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kearney SW
Land survey
T. 51 N., R. 31 W., Sec. 4
Elevation
850 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 58313 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • October 7, 2013: Updated by Clark Vance: Added categories "Interurban", "Kansas City, Clay County & St. Joseph Railway"

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Geocache - Information on visiting private property