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NCRy - Dresser Bridge (1906)

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Dresser RR Bridge

Looking East

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2010

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BH Photo #160853

Street View 

Description 

Two skewed Warren through trusses with deck plate girder approaches.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Alameda Creek and Hwy 84 on Niles Canyon Railway
Location
Alameda County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Central Pacific Railway (CPRR)
- Niles Canyon Railway (NCRy)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Western Pacific Railroad (1862-1870) (WPRB)
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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