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SP - Mossdale Bridge (1869)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923; Courtesy of the Lincoln Highway Association

View this photo at lincolnhighwayassoc.org

BH Photo #485083

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truss bridge over San Joaquin River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Location
San Joaquin County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1869; Replaced 1895
Railroads
- Central Pacific Railway (CPRR)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Western Pacific Railroad (1862-1870) (WPRB)
Design
Wood truss
Also called
CPRR - Mossdale Bridge
WPRB - Mossdale Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.78758, -121.30802   (decimal degrees)
37°47'15" N, 121°18'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/648984/4183594 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91110 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2020: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • November 2, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • November 1, 2020: Added by Doug K

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