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Middle Branch of Squaw Creek Bridge

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Photo taken by Neil Krout in March 2021

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BH Photo #492975

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Description 

Currently in outdoor storage, in small field, adjacent to original location.

Facts 

Overview
Queenpost pony truss bridge originally over Middle Branch of Squaw Creek on Atchison Holt Rd
Location
Holt County, Missouri, and Atchison County, Missouri
Status
Intact currently next to original location.
History
Built 1910
Design
3-panel, pinned Queenpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 24.9 ft.
Total length: 68.9 ft.
Deck width: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.26173, -95.18152   (decimal degrees)
40°15'42" N, 95°10'53" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/314491/4459090 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dotham
Land survey
T. 63 N., R. 38 W., Sec. 21
Average daily traffic (as of 2014)
10
Inventory numbers
MONBI 14157 (Missouri bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 62189 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of February 2016)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 32.2 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • March 14, 2021: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • March 14, 2021: New photos from Neil Krout
  • September 27, 2017: New Street View added by David Backlin
  • August 1, 2014: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • David Backlin - us71 [at] cox [dot] net
  • Neil Krout - kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com

Comments 

Middle Branch of Squaw Creek Bridge
Posted March 14, 2021, by Neil Krout (kickinpony [dot] 66 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Visited the site today, 3/14/21. Bridge is in outdoor storage, adjacent to original location.

Middle Branch of Squaw Creek Bridge
Posted September 27, 2020, by Nick Schmiedeler (nick [at] nickschmiedeler [dot] com)

This one appears to be gone, or possibly lying in pieces nearby that pinned location