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UP - Pacheco Slough Bridge

Photos 

Pacheco Slough

Looking South

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in March 2010

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BH Photo #158031

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Warren pony truss swing bridge on railroad line

Facts 

Overview
Warren pony truss bridge over Pacheco Slough on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Contra Costa County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren pony truss swing bridge
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 545.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.03142, -122.08008   (decimal degrees)
38°01'53" N, 122°04'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/580733/4209700 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vine Hill
Elevation
7 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44438 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (14,003)
California (2,265)
Contra Costa County, California (55)
Have street view (25,054)
Movable (2,827)
Open (38,373)
Owned by railroad (10,919)
Pony truss (15,559)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,203)
Swing (1,349)
Timber stringer (3,585)
Total length 500-1000 feet (2,637)
Truss (30,958)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,135)
Warren pony truss (3,056)
Warren truss (6,078)

Update Log 

  • August 22, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 13, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler