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Ship Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking north along Ship Creek

Photo taken by Jann Mayer in July 2017

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #399796

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Description 

This Pratt pony truss shows signs of being reinforced - steel channels have been attached to the diagonals, and some of the diagonals in the center of the span have been removed.

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Ship Creek on Alaska Railroad
Location
Anchorage, Alaska
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Alaska Railroad (ARR)
Design
Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 190.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+61.22354, -149.89248   (decimal degrees)
61°13'25" N, 149°53'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
6/344693/6791123 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Anchorage A-8 NW
Elevation
10 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 53025 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Alaska (142)
Alaska Railroad (26)
Anchorage, Alaska (13)
Have street view (22,097)
Open (36,583)
Owned by railroad (9,825)
Pony truss (15,051)
Pratt pony truss (3,172)
Pratt truss (8,008)
Railroad (13,095)
Span length 125-175 feet (3,774)
Total length 175-250 feet (3,767)
Truss (29,445)

Update Log 

  • August 12, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • August 12, 2017: New Street View added by Jann Mayer
  • July 29, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Alaska Railroad", "Railroad"

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