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Rock Island Trail Wildwood Trestle

Photos 

Looking North

Notice the rails hanging over an eroded area to the left of the bridge.

Photo taken by Clark Vance 20210225

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BH Photo #491711

Map 

Description 

A timber stringer trestle atop a tall embankment, beneath which is a six foot concrete culvert.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Tributary of Little Blue River on CRI&P RR
Location
Raytown, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1903
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
Timber stringer
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.99417, -94.45100   (decimal degrees)
38°59'39" N, 94°27'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/374342/4317130 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 48 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 9
Inventory number
BH 92254 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 27, 2021: New photos from Clark Vance
  • February 25, 2021: Added by Clark Vance

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