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UP - East Afton Canyon Bridge

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Afton Canyon East

Looking E from S side.

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in December 2005

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BH Photo #146808

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Mojave River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
San Bernardino County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1938, replaced bridge washed away in flood
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Two-span Camelback Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 178.0 ft.
Total length: 370.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.0 ft.
Also called
Union Pacific RR Bridge Afton Canyon East
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.04242, -116.30971   (decimal degrees)
35°02'33" N, 116°18'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/562957/3877964 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Cave Mountain
Elevation
1227 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43429 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2011: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • April 22, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • February 18, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected design and GPS data
  • September 30, 2009: Added by Craig Philpott

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