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BNSF - Big Blue River Bridge (Crete)

Photos 

Crete Rail Bridge

West Span (Span #1). Will return when there is snow to reflect light in the dense tree cover.

Photo taken by John Marvig in October 2019

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BH Photo #459364

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Big Blue River on BNSF Railway
Location
Crete, Saline County, Nebraska
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1901
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 380.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.62447, -96.97538   (decimal degrees)
40°37'28" N, 96°58'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/671242/4499041 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87083 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 20, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 29, 2019: New photos from John Marvig
  • October 27, 2019: Added by John Marvig

Sources 

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