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Old US 60-Arkansas River Bridge (1911)

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Special Collections, Oklahoma State University Library

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BH Photo #465426

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Description 

All but 1 through truss span destroyed by flooding in 1944. Those spans replaced by 3 Parker through trusses that lasted until the entire structure was replaced in 2004.

Builder and date come from information provided by Wes Kinsler on the 1944 bridge page.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Arkansas River on Old US 60 (Kelley Ave.)
Location
Osage County, Oklahoma
Status
All but one span lost to flooding in 1944, that span and newer structure replaced in 2004.
History
Built 1911
Builder
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co. of Leavenworth, Kansas
Design
(6)6-panel, riveted Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.69376, -97.05041   (decimal degrees)
36°41'38" N, 97°03'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/674169/4062671 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87963 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2020: New photos from Tony Dillon

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