Sunday, January 1, 2017

Santa Fe Bridge over Missouri River near Sibley, MO

(Bridge Hunter; no Historic Bridges, Nathan contributed to Bridge Hunter; Satellite)
Marty Bernard shared a Roger Puta Photo
AT&SF Bridge on the Transcon over the Missouri River at Sibley, MO. Roger Puta shot it in August 1983.
Note in a satellite image that there is a significant steel trestle across a flood plain and then an earth embankment on the east side. And there are two sharp curves to cross the river at 90-degrees. It appears they chose a wide, but shallow, part of the river for the crossing.

Page 13 in Volume 59 of Railway Age Gazette

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