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AZCR - Perkinsville Bridge

Photos 

Excursion Train westbound on Perkinsville East RR Bridge

View looking southeast from northwest

Photo courtesy of the Verde Canyon Railroad, used with permission

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BH Photo #264156

Map 

Description 

Both railroad bridges at Perkinsville are located within private ranch land posted against trespassing, and can only be accessed by the public via riding the Verde Canyon Railroad's excursions (which cross the eastern Perkinsville RR bridge twice) or by walking on tracks (also trespassing).

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Verde River on Arizona Central Railway/Verde Canyon Railroad
Location
Yavapai County, Arizona
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1912
Railroads
- Arizona Central Railway (AZCR)
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Verde Canyon Railroad (AZCR)
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.89529, -112.18388   (decimal degrees)
34°53'43" N, 112°11'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/391828/3862070 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Perkinsville
Inventory number
BH 57725 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2015: New photo from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • August 22, 2013: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV