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UP - West Afton Canyon Bridge

Photos 

Afton Canyon RR #2

West approach

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2010

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BH Photo #163378

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Mohave River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
San Bernardino County, California
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad (LA&SL; SLR)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Two-span Camelback Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 178.0 ft.
Total length: 380.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Also called
Mohave River Bridge #2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.03736, -116.38420   (decimal degrees)
35°02'15" N, 116°23'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/556167/3877359 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dunn
Elevation
1420 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44841 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 24, 2012: Updated by Jann Mayer: Corrected railroad name
  • April 21, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added photos
  • April 11, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jann Mayer - jannmayer [at] gmail [dot] com