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BNSF - Big Blue River Bridge (Hoag)

Photos 

Hoag Rail Bridge

Looking North

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2019

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BH Photo #459139

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Build date estimated based on similar trusses with the same plaque shape in Illinois.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Big Blue River on BNSF Railway
Location
Gage County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built Ca. 1898; Approach partially replaced 2009
Builder
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 600.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.30613, -96.80250   (decimal degrees)
40°18'22" N, 96°48'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/686744/4464053 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beatrice West
Inventory number
BH 70994 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 27, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: Added builder and estimated date
  • October 6, 2016: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 12, 2016: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com