Republican River Pegram Truss

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Republican River Pegram Truss
Republican R. Pegram Truss NE of Concordia, KS 1a.jpg
View of the bridge from the northeast, evening of August 19, 2006.
Republican River Pegram Truss is located in Kansas
Republican River Pegram Truss
Location Cloud County, Kansas
Nearest city Concordia, Kansas
Coordinates 39°35′45″N 97°33′17″W / 39.59583°N 97.55472°W / 39.59583; -97.55472Coordinates: 39°35′45″N 97°33′17″W / 39.59583°N 97.55472°W / 39.59583; -97.55472
Area less than one acre
Built 1893
Governing body Local
MPS Metal Truss Bridges in Kansas 1861--1939 MPS
NRHP Reference # 89002190[1]
Added to NRHP January 4, 1990

The Republican River Pegram Truss is a bridge located near Concordia, Kansas that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1] It is a three-span through truss bridge over the Republican River on route 795, northeast of Concordia. The bridge was built in 1893 by the Edge Moor Bridge Works of Wilmington, Delaware.

This bridge, originally erected as a railroad bridge, consists of a Pegram truss span between two triple-intersection Warren (lattice) truss spans. It is the only Pegram truss bridges used to carry automobile traffic in Kansas.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Jochims, Larry (September 20, 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Republican River Pegram Truss". National Park Service. Retrieved September 13, 2013. 

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