Cottonwood Creek Bridge, Logan County

Built in 1939, this riveted Camelback pony truss with steel stringer approaches spans Cottonwood Creek near the community of Seward.

Above, a deck view of this fine bridge looking south. This bridge has a highway-width deck and is very deep trusses. No load limit is posted

Below, this side view is as flat as an elevation in a set of plans and makes the geometry of the camelback truss very clear.

Below, a close-up of the truss from the deck. Overall, this bridge seemed to be in fine condition and is a good example of a larger state-standard pony truss.