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NCRy - Arroyo de la Laguna Bridge (1899)

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Arroyo de Laguna Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2010

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BH Photo #160867

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Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Arroyo de la Laguna on Southern Pacific/Niles Canyon Railway
Location
Alameda County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1899 as a replacement of original covered Howe truss, still has original stone abutments and piers #1 and #2, and on original ROW of the first transcontinental railroad line. Dec 2018 - 6" settlement corrected.
Railroads
- Niles Canyon Railway (NCRy)
- Western Pacific Railroad (WP)
Design
Pony/riveted through plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 101.0 ft.
Total length: 487.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Sunol Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.60786, -121.87601   (decimal degrees)
37°36'28" N, 121°52'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/599208/4162901 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Niles
Elevation
275 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44761 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 4, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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