Old Frisco (BNSF) Railroad Sandy Creek Bridge, Jackson County

Located on the southwest edge of Eldorado, this bridge is still in service by the BNSF railroad company. Above, a view through the bridge.

Below, this long trestle is the southwest approach to the mainspan.

Above, the mainspan. It is an all-riveted through Warren with verticals, or a four-panel through Pratt. The struts which attach to the center of the endposts are called Collinson struts. This bridge was built by the Saint Louis-San Francisco Railroad, commonly known as the Frisco circa 1910.

Below, a close-up of the wooden approach trestle.

Above, another view of the mainspan.

Below, this view shows the bridge relative to its neighbor, the OK 6 highway bridge.


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