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ATSF - Bottleneck Wash Trestle

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ATSF Bottleneck Wash Trestle

View looking southeast

Photo taken by Erich Heidewald in May 2005

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BH Photo #292769

Map 

Description 

Wooden trestle, abandoned along with rail line from Abra/Paulden to Prescott after monsoon flooding damaged a trestle to the south in early 1984. The former right-of-way has been proposed for a bicycle trail, but no progress has been made. Bridge is off the northeast end of the Prescott Airport runways and can be accessed by dirt roads from the south.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Bottleneck Wash on Former AT&SF Railroad
Location
Yavapai County, Arizona
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Future prospects
Intended for reuse on proposed rail trail
Railroad
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
Design
Timber trestle with crushed ballast deck
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.67066, -112.40699   (decimal degrees)
34°40'14" N, 112°24'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/371092/3837421 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chino Valley South
Inventory number
BH 62787 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,056)
Arizona (262)
Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (273)
Beam (12,281)
Owned by county (18,928)
Preserved (1,069)
Railroad (13,244)
Timber Trestle (56)
Timber stringer (3,377)
Yavapai County, Arizona (29)

Update Log 

  • September 2, 2014: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV