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NVRR - Napa River Bridge

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Napa River Napa Valley Railroad

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2009

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BH Photo #145643

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Description 

The Napa Valley Railroad Bridge served as an integral element of the Napa Valley Railroad. The importance of the railroad to the development of both the community of Napa and the surrounding region allowed both to assume a prominent role in the state's historical and agricultural prominence.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Napa River on Napa Valley Railroad
Location
Napa, Napa County, California
Status
Replaced
History
built 1928, removed/replaced 2011
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Napa Valley Railroad (NVRR)
Design
Plate girder railroad bridge.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 203.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.29955, -122.28211   (decimal degrees)
38°17'58" N, 122°16'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/562771/4239295 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Napa
Elevation
16 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43272 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 8, 2012: Updated by Craig Philpott: updated status, removed.
  • February 8, 2012: HAER photos posted by Michael Goff
  • August 28, 2011: New Street View added by Daniel Hopkins
  • August 27, 2011: Updated by Craig Philpott: updated status
  • June 6, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • April 5, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added print and year built
  • January 22, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected GPS data
  • August 23, 2009: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • HAER CA-322 - Napa River Railroad Bridge, Spanning Napa River, east of Soscol Avenue, Napa, Napa County, CA