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Lindsborg Railroad Bridge

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Lindsborg Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): John Marvig

Bridge Documented: August 19, 2017 and October 29, 2017

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Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Valkommen Rail-Trail) Over Smoky Hill River
Location
Lindsborg: McPherson County, Kansas: United States
Structure Type
Metal 11 Panel Rivet-Connected Lattice (Triple Warren) Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal Stringer (Multi-Beam), Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
By Builder/Contractor: Unknown
Rehabilitation Date
Not Available or Not Applicable
Main Span Length
140.0 Feet (42.7 Meters)
Structure Length
310.0 Feet (94.5 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s)
Inventory Number
Not Applicable

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Bridge Documentation

This bridge is an example of the less common triple intersection form of lattice truss. It is a former Kansas Pacific and Union Pacific railroad bridge.

John Marvig believes this bridge may have been relocated here from elsewhere. Most identical spans with confirmed dates were built between 1899 and 1902.

 


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