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NWP - Loleta Trestle

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Loleta Trestle

Looking SW

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in May 2010

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BH Photo #164941

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Description 

Deck plate girder with 600 foot wooden trestle approach.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Loleta creek on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Location
Loleta, Humboldt County, California
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1930
Railroads
- Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Timber railroad trestle with one deck plate girder section.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 88.0 ft.
Total length: 682.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.63657, -124.22409   (decimal degrees)
40°38'12" N, 124°13'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/396487/4499134 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fields Landing
Elevation
46 ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
CA 04C-91 (California bridge number)
BH 45222 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2014: Updated by Luke: Merged NBI
  • April 11, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • May 10, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added photos

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Luke