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UP - Gila River Bridge

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UP - Gila River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in November 2018

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #439553

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Gila River on the former Southern Pacific RR Phoenix west line
Location
Yuma County, Arizona
Status
Open to railroad
History
Built 1925
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
12-span Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 1,824.0 ft.
Also called
SP Gila River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.71467, -114.01499   (decimal degrees)
32°42'53" N, 114°00'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/779793/3623597 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wellton Mesa
Inventory number
BH 38170 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 18, 2018: New photos from C Hanchey
  • July 24, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Gila River", "Union Pacific Railroad", "Railroad"
  • March 18, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: updated design, added GPS data and street view
  • January 1, 2009: Updated by Ron Brown
  • November 21, 2008: Added by Ron Brown

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