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CFNR - Brazos Drawbridge

Photos 

Brazos RR Drawbridge

Looking NW from E side of Napa River

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in October 2006

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BH Photo #146811

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Napa River on California Northern Railroad (CFNR)
Location
Napa County, California
Status
Bridge is open to rail traffic with ongoing repairs
History
Open for traffic 2009, after vandalized in up position 2007
Railroads
- California Northern Railroad (CNFR)
- Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Design
Vertical lift draw bridge
Also called
California Northern RR Napa River Bridge
Napa River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.20893, -122.30672   (decimal degrees)
38°12'32" N, 122°18'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/560695/4229223 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cuttings Wharf
Elevation
14 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43430 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 4, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 30, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added category "Northwestern Pacific Railroad"
  • August 7, 2011: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • April 5, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • January 18, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Updated current status, open for service
  • September 30, 2009: Essay added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Brazos Drawbridge
Posted August 8, 2011, by Spanfan (susorcar [at] yahoo [dot] comn)

Nice pics, Craig! She's looking pretty, towering over the valley!