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BNSF - Big Papillion Creek Bridge

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BNSF Big Papillion Creek Bridge

Overview

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2019

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BH Photo #458140

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Original locations of steel spans unknown. From east to west:

1-16' Concrete Slab (1905)
1-60' Deck Girder (Unknown Build Date)
1-60' Deck Girder (Built 1896 by Shiffler Bridge Co)
1-60' Deck Girder (Built 1911 by Pennsylvania Steel Co)
1-16' Concrete Slab (1905)

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Papillion Creek Bridge on BNSF Railway
Location
Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built at an unknown time using secondhand spans set onto 1905 substructures
Builders
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania (West Girder)
- Shiffler Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 212.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.19864, -96.01524   (decimal degrees)
41°11'55" N, 96°00'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/750283/4565104 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 86938 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 13, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 13, 2019: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • October 12, 2019: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs