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UP - Salinas River Bridge

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Salinas River Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by Craig Philpott

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BH Photo #192702

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Description 

Five span riveted Warren Through Truss railroad bridge built in 1903 crossing the Salinas River.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Salinas River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Monterey County, California
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1903
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren through truss, riveted construction.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 142.0 ft.
Total length: 718.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
UP - Neponset Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.73152, -121.78169   (decimal degrees)
36°43'53" N, 121°46'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/608783/4065781 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Marina
Elevation
17 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 47814 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • January 22, 2011: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Google Books - Engineering reports related to damage during 1989 earthquake.
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com