Lied Platte River Bridge 2011

Saturday, October 29th, 2011 - This afternoon, hours the before the GAMe
  Halloween Hoedown Party
, my friend, Jose Patino, and I walked west across
  Lied Platte River Bridge, Southwest of Omaha, followed the Rock Island
  Railroad path, crossing the BNSF Mainline, under Highway NE 66, and back
looking souh toward BNSF line Old Rock Island Line Signal bridge Railing toward Sun

South to Bridge
  We hiked the riverside crushed stone path from the parking lot, west of the Schramm Park State
  Recreation Area on Hy 31 to the east end of the Bridge, "Low end" cabins & river homes lines the path.

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South on Hy 31 Path to Bridge ... ... with view of the bridge
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open-air shelter
 is on both end
of the bridge.
  *See addition photos of the Bridge Information Shelter from my 2010 bridge crossing

West to Cass County - Over the Lied Platte River Bridge
  This converted Rock Island Railroad Bridge has many river overlooks.

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BNSF Coal Train
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Rock Island Rail Line Path
  Heading west, we passed an railroad signal tower & junction box, crossed the riverside BNSF mainline,
  under Highway 66, next to Fountain Creek, then returning to the rail line path for a short distant before
  heading back to the bridge.

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the railroad
Signal Tower

Right 0f Path
Junction Box

BNSF - is the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway
Rock Island
- was in business from 1852 to 1980.

Back East to Sarpy County - Over the Lied Platte River Bridge

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Than North to Car

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open-air shelter
is on both end
of the bridge.
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  *See addition photos of the Bridge Information Shelter from my 2010 bridge crossing

Previous Bridge Crossing

View of the bridge from riverfront path To Casls County - River Overlook Rock Island Line -  Signal collection 4-H Sesquicentennia bench @ Sarpy County Fairgrounds

Lied Platte River Bridge 2011

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO

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