Pratt Truss Bridge - Elk Falls Kansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member SafireLady
N 37° 22.420 W 096° 11.047
14S E 749341 N 4140046
Quick Description: 1893 Truss bridge in Elk Falls, Kansas crosses the Elk River.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 4/9/2008 5:01:19 AM
Waymark Code: WM3HVV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member trekinldy59
Views: 65

Long Description:
Built- 1893 by the George E. King Bridge Co.
Design- Pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 6, 1994.
This truss bridge over the Elk River is at the end of Montgomery Street in Elk Falls, Kansas. It is now open only to pedestrian traffic.
Parking Coordinates:: N 37° 22.420 W 096° 11.047

Date Built: 1/1/1893

Length of Span:
Aprox. 100 ft.


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