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UP - San Joaquin River Bridge

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San Joaquin River RR Bridge

Photo taken by Craig Philpott

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BH Photo #205303

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Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over San Joaquin River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Madera County, California, and Fresno County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Three span Warren deck truss with extensive deck plate girder trestle approach on South end.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 166.0 ft.
Total length: 930.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.84338, -119.93241   (decimal degrees)
36°50'36" N, 119°55'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/238519/4081512 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Herndon
Elevation
260 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45491 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 25, 2015: Updated by Luke: Updated RR per forum comment.
  • February 17, 2013: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • July 24, 2011: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • June 13, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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Comments 

BNSF - San Joaquin River Bridge No. 1
Posted February 25, 2015, by Ross C (Ats90mph [at] gmail [dot] com)

This is the Union Pacific bridge (former Southern Pacific).

This is the BNSF bridge (former ATSF): http://bridgehunter.com/ca/madera/bh45492/