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Sugar Creek Bridge

Photos 

Landscaped at the East end

Photo taken by Clark Vance 20200822

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BH Photo #479914

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Description 

Not visible on maps into the '70s so probably relocated, perhaps from a hundred feet upstream where a crossing is shown but is no longer there.

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals bridge over Sugar Creek on Private drive
Location
Sugar Creek, Jackson County, Missouri
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Future prospects
Former entrance to Standard Oil Sugar Creek Refinery. Still carrying a pipeline.
Design
Warren pony truss with alternating verticals
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.11980, -94.44441   (decimal degrees)
39°07'11" N, 94°26'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/375134/4331063 (zone/easting/northing)
Land survey
T. 50 N., R. 32 W., Sec. 28
Elevation
750 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 90336 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2020: New photos from Clark Vance
  • August 21, 2020: Added by Clark Vance

Sources 

  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com

Comments 

Sugar Creek Bridge
Posted August 21, 2020, by Luke

Shows up on historicaerials in 1955 and 1963/69.

Topos from the same have the issues you noted in the description of not appearing until the 70s.

This is a not-uncommong trend I've noticed on older topos.