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UP - Iceland Bridge

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Iceland Bridge

Looking SW

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2010

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BH Photo #172548

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Description 

Parker Camelback through truss built in 1907 and still in use.

Facts 

Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over Truckee River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Nevada County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1907 by the American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Parker Camelback through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 192.0 ft.
Total length: 192.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.37293, -120.03194   (decimal degrees)
39°22'23" N, 120°01'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/755677/4362364 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Martis Peak
Elevation
5402 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45863 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 11, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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