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UP - American River Bridge (West)

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Union Pacific RR W American River

Photo taken by Craig Philpott

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BH Photo #175992

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Description 

Three span Warren through truss bridge with no visible construction dates.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over American River on Union Pacific BNSF railroad
Location
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Builder
- Carnegie Steel Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Iron/Steel Manufacturer)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
- Western Pacific Railroad (WP)
Design
Subdivided Warren Through Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 202.0 ft.
Total length: 654.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.59307, -121.47334   (decimal degrees)
38°35'35" N, 121°28'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/632953/4272725 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
46 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 46033 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 14, 2011: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • September 5, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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Comments 

American River Union Pacific RR West
Posted June 15, 2013, by Nathan Daily (nathandaily [at] att [dot] net)

This bridge was originally built for the Western Pacific RR, circa 1909.