There’s Something Incredibly Unique About This Abandoned Bridge in Nebraska

Nebraska’s long relationship with the railroad is well documented, and the state is packed with artifacts from the railroad industry. One such artifact is hiding out in northeast Omaha, and unless you were looking for it, you might not even realize it exists.

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Today, the bridge is owned by The Illinois Central Railroad, but it appears to be on airport property. There are several signs warning against trespassing on airport land. We don’t advise visiting the bridge without permission. BridgeHunter has some additional information on the unique bridge’s history right here.

If you can’t get enough of old abandoned Nebraska structures, take a look at these 22 beautiful photographs of an abandoned slaughterhouse.