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UP - Los Angeles River Bridge (South Gate)

Photos 

UPRR over the Los Angeles River in South Gate

Northward view from river bed

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BH Photo #118041

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Warren Through truss bridge over Los Angeles River on UPRR in South Gate
Location
South Gate, Los Angeles County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1932
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.94114, -118.17436   (decimal degrees)
33°56'28" N, 118°10'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/391472/3756250 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
South Gate
Inventory number
BH 36925 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 22, 2014: New photos from Peter Orth
  • April 23, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • February 23, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected GPS data
  • December 3, 2008: Updated by David Kimbrough
  • July 23, 2008: Added by David Kimbrough

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Comments 

UP - Los Angeles River Bridge (South Gate)
Posted August 17, 2014, by Steve Donaldson (stevedonaldson [at] mindspring [dot] com)

Dimunition of traffic on this line is due to shift to Alameda Corridor rather than truck deregulation.

UP Los Angeles River Bridge
Posted August 14, 2013, by DeserTBob (desertbob426 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This branch is still in service, although traffic has almost completely disappeared, thanks to deregulation of the trucking industry.