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Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Paul Downey, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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Description 

Displayed at California State Railroad Museum with steam locomotive Virginia & Truckee 12

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge on Display train
Location
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1884 by Phoenix Bridge Company, originally located near Saugus, later relocated to Tehachapi Creek and later to Danville
Builder
- Phoenix Bridge Co. of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.58498, -121.50442   (decimal degrees)
38°35'06" N, 121°30'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/630261/4271783 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 55183 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 18, 2018: New Street View added by Luke
  • March 11, 2013: New photo from Nathan Holth
  • January 11, 2013: Updated by Frank Hicks: Added categories "Relocated", "Cast iron", "Pin-connected", "Railroad", "Southern Pacific Railroad"

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