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UP - Pitt River Bridge

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Alturas Railroad Bridge

East face looking North.

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2010

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BH Photo #174257

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Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Pitt River on Union Pacific/Modoc Northern Railroad
Location
Alturas, Modoc County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Builder)
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder trestle.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.48059, -120.58456   (decimal degrees)
41°28'50" N, 120°35'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/701666/4594925 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Alturas
Elevation
4353 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45976 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 25, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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