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Rock Road or Wakenda Creek, Carroll County

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Inventory Number: MO/25-17-01x
County: Carroll County
Township:
Town/Village: Carrollton
Bridge Name: Rock Road or Wakenda Creek
Crosses: Wakenda Creek
Truss type:
Spans:
Length: c100'
Roadway Width:
Built: c1869
Builder:
When Lost: 1919
Cause: Replaced
Latitude: N39 20.796
Longitude: W93 29.755
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Directions: South Main St. in Carrollton.
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Comments:
According to the January 1919 news article, the bridge was built fifty years earlier when the Wabash Railroad agreed to build a rock road from the station to town. It was replaced by a 100-foot long steel Warren pony truss in 1919. That bridge was replaced in 2000.
Source:
Kansas City Times, January 7, 1919, Page 16

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