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Inventory Number: NE/27-54-U01x
County: Knox County
Township: Niobrara - Raymond
Town/Village: Niobrara
Bridge Name: Chicago & Northwestern Railroad
Crosses: Niobrara River
Truss type: Uncovered Howe
Spans: 10
Length: c580'
Roadway Width:
Built: 1902
Builder:
When Lost: 1929
Cause:
Latitude: N42 45.99
Longitude: W098 02.91
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Directions: Chicago and Northwestern Railroad just northwest of Niobrara.

Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Bridge, Niobrara, Knox County, NE Built 1902 Lost 1929
Todd Clark Collection


Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Bridge, Niobrara, Knox County, NE Built 1902 Lost 1929
Todd Clark Collection


Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Bridge, Niobrara, Knox County, NE Built 1902 Lost 1929
Todd Clark Collection


Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Bridge, Niobrara-Raymond, Knox County, NE Built 1902 Lost 1929
Todd Clark Collection

Comments:
The through spans were on the west side of the river. The bridge was at the mouth of the river. The new steel bridge was built in 1929.
Source:
Clark, Todd. Information received by email, July 2011

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