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NCRy - Dresser Bridge

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Dresser RR Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2010

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BH Photo #160853

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Two skewed Warren through trusses with deck plate girder approaches.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Alameda Creek, Hwy 84 on Niles Canyon Railway/Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Alameda County, California
Railroads
- Central Pacific Railway (CPRR)
- Niles Canyon Railway (NCRy)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Western Pacific Railroad (1862-1870) (WP)
Design
Skewed Warren subdivided through truss with deck plate girder approach
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 377.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.59001, -121.95721   (decimal degrees)
37°35'24" N, 121°57'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/592062/4160838 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Niles
Elevation
126 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 33-34 (California bridge number)
BH 44758 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Merged NBI data.
  • November 26, 2011: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • April 4, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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