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Iron Horse Regional Trail - Walnut Creek Bridge (Ygnacio Valley Road)

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Walnut Creek, Iron Horse Trail

Looking South

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in July 2010

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BH Photo #169930

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Description 

Pratt through truss railroad bridge re-used as pedestrian bridge on Iron Horse Trail, a railroad right of way re-use project.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Walnut Creek on Iron Horse Trail
Location
Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, California
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Railroad Bridge, 1929, re-used at this location for pedestrian walkway
Railroads
- Rail-to-trail
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Steel Pratt Through Truss bridge.
Dimensions
Span length: 102.0 ft.
Total length: 102.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.90560, -122.05736   (decimal degrees)
37°54'20" N, 122°03'26" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/582868/4195759 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Walnut Creek
Elevation
136 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45672 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • March 6, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • July 18, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com