Rating:
1 vote

BNSF - Platte River Bridge

Share:

Photos 

Platte River Railroad Bridge

The bridge, with the Platte River MO 45 Bridge along side of it

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Baltimore through truss bridge over Platte River on BNSF Railroad
Location
Platte County, Missouri
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1920; Truss added circa 1951
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Baltimore through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 490.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.27357, -94.82715   (decimal degrees)
39°16'25" N, 94°49'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/342389/4348726 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Platte City
Inventory number
BH 36500 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 5, 2016: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • December 22, 2012: New photos from Clark Vance
  • December 21, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added approaches.
  • August 31, 2011: New photos from Jason Smith
  • April 15, 2009: Updated by Gene McCluney: added railroad
  • April 29, 2008: Added by Max Johnson

Sources 

  • Gene McCluney - gmacfilm [at] live [dot] com
  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Clark Vance - cvance [at] dogmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

BNSF - Platte River Bridge
Posted February 21, 2016, by Chuck McCardie (chuckmccardie [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Couple of old pics I have from one of the many floods. Not dated but I would guess this to be from the '51 flood.

Platte River Rail Bridge
Posted April 15, 2009, by Gene McCluney (mccluney [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Burlington, Northern and Santa Fe

Platte River Rail Bridge
Posted April 15, 2009, by jack (jackkav [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

what rr?