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P&SVRR - Latrobe Trestle

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Description 

Upon its construction, this bridge was regarded as a noteworthy bridge construction achievement and received recognition. Unfortunately, the people who replaced it with a boring fill either apparently did not realize its significance nor history, or were fools and did not care.

Facts 

Overview
Trestle bridge on P&SVRR over many creeks
Location
Latrobe, El Dorado County, California
Status
Demolished and filled in in with massive gravel fill
History
Built 1863-1864, obliterated and filled in unknown year.
Design
Trestle bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 2,500.0 ft. (0.5 mi.)
Deck width: 6.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.56245, -120.97526   (decimal degrees)
38°33'45" N, 120°58'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/676408/4270166 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Latrobe
Inventory number
BH 68224 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 29, 2015: New Street View added by Erik Hoffman

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