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BNSF - San Joaquin River Bridge

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San Joaquin RR Bridge

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2010

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BH Photo #160999

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss with pony truss bascule bridge over San Joaquin River on BNSF Railroad
Location
Stockton, San Joaquin County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Abt type trunnion bascule bridge. Warren truss type central structure with pony plate bascule section and pony plate approach sections.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 112.0 ft.
Total length: 330.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
ATSF San Joaquin River Bridge
BNSF Bridge No. B-1124
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.93708, -121.33454   (decimal degrees)
37°56'13" N, 121°20'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/646352/4200141 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Stockton West
Elevation
17 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 44773 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 5, 2013: New Street View added by Douglas Butler
  • December 28, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added Date.
  • April 4, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added photos

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Comments 

San Joaquin River RR Bridge
Posted December 28, 2011, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

You are correct, this is a BNSF line now, in the past and noted on many maps this is listed as Union Pacific line.

San Joaquin River RR Bridge
Posted December 28, 2011, by Nathan Holth

Is this really a UP line? The American Bridge website lists this as a BNSF bridge.