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RI - SW 700th Rd Bridge

Photos 

SW 700 Rd

No bridge, but the cut remains, looking east.

Photo taken by Kelly McClanahan in April 2016

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BH Photo #367531

Description 

Lost wooden bridge over the old Rock Island, was removed because rail line was out of service.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Rock Island Railroad on SW 700th Rd, SW 1601st Rd
Location
Johnson County, Missouri
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1904
Railroad
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
Design
5 Panel Pile Trestle Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.66847, -94.05305   (decimal degrees)
38°40'06" N, 94°03'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/408389/4280512 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Kingsville
Land survey
T. 45 N., R. 28 W., Sec. 30
Inventory numbers
RI Bridge # 2480 (Rhode Island bridge number)
BH 74107 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 8, 2017: New photo from Kelly McClanahan
  • January 7, 2017: Updated by Clark Vance: Added category "Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad"
  • October 15, 2016: Updated by Kelly McClanahan: Added category "MO Rock Island Rail Trail"

Sources 

  • Kelly McClanahan