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Leavenworth Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, KS

Leavenworth Bridge, Spanning Missouri River, Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, KS

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description

Summary

See also HAER NE-2 for historical report and additional documentation.
Significance: The bridge that George Morison designed for Leavenworth represented a synthesis of his previous thirteen bridges over the Missouri and Mississippi rivers. It combined the swing span configuration of his Mississippi River structures with the caisson-footed piers of his Missouri River bridges.
Survey number: HAER KS-6
Building/structure dates: 1893 Initial Construction

person

Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
Leavenworth Terminal, Railway & Bridge Company
Snyder, E W
Morison, George
Nelles, George T
Union Bridge Company
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Location

Leavenworth (Kan.)39.31111, -94.92246
Google Map of 39.3111112, -94.9224637
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