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Old Lincoln Highway Bridge

Photo 

The replacement bridge

When the original pony truss bridge was replaced, because of the historical nature of this road, the original trusses were reattached to the new bridge. (This stretch of the Lincoln Highway has its original brick paving intact.)

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in August 2003

BH Photo #112542

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost pony truss bridge over W Br Papillion Creek on Old Lincoln Hwy
Location
Elkhorn, Douglas County, Nebraska
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1998, the Pony Truss structures were replaced on the new bridge
Design
Half-hip Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.27530, -96.20201   (decimal degrees)
41°16'31" N, 96°12'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/734345/4573095 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elkhorn
Inventory number
BH 36323 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 14, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • June 20, 2010: Updated by Matthew Lohry: updated GPS coordinates
  • March 30, 2008: Updated by J.R. Manning: Added Bridge to "Lincoln Highway" Category
  • February 27, 2008: Added by J.R. Manning

Sources 

  • J.R. Manning - thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net
  • Matt Lohry
  • Luke