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SP - Yuma Swing Bridge (4th)

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #317882

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Colorado River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Location
Yuma, Yuma County, Arizona, and Imperial County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1894-1899; Replaced 1923 on a new alignment.
Railroad
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
1 Warren through truss swing bridge
1 Parker through truss
2 Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.72826, -114.61945   (decimal degrees)
32°43'42" N, 114°37'10" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/723086/3623669 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Yuma East
Inventory number
BH 66481 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 13, 2015: Added by Luke

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