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SP - Yuma Swing Bridge (1st)

Photo 

First train across the Colorado River at Yuma. September 30, 1877

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

BH Photo #318141

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Colorado River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Location
Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona, and Imperial County, California
Status
Destroyed by flooding
History
Built 1877; Destroyed July 1, 1884
Railroad
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Howe pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.72911, -114.62080   (decimal degrees)
32°43'45" N, 114°37'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/722958/3623760 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Yuma East
Inventory number
BH 66480 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 13, 2015: Added by Luke

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