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UP - Altamont Pass Road Overpass

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Altamont Pass Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2010

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BH Photo #160879

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss railroad bridge over Altamont Pass Road and frmr SP
Location
Alameda County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Western Pacific Railroad (WP)
Design
Warren through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 143.1 ft.
Total length: 220.2 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.74636, -121.65540   (decimal degrees)
37°44'47" N, 121°39'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/618460/4178524 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Altamont
Elevation
749 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 33C-109 (California bridge number)
BH 10780 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected design, added street view, added photos

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