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UP - Stenner Creek Trestle

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Looking north from Stenner Creek Road

The bridge was in need of new paint. This was shortly after Union Pacific acquired the bridge though the merger with Southern Pacific.

Photo taken by Jann Mayer in March 1999

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #239662

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Stenner Creek/Stenner Creek Road on Union Pacific Railroad/Amtrak
Location
San Luis Obispo County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1894
Builder
- Thomas Thompson (contractor)
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Amtrak California (CDTX)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 930.0 ft.
Also called
Stenner Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.31962, -120.68050   (decimal degrees)
35°19'11" N, 120°40'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/710850/3910956 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Luis Obispo
Elevation
400 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 53566 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2013: Updated by Jann Mayer: Updated construction date, added link to article
  • September 21, 2012: New photo from Jann Mayer
  • September 20, 2012: New photo from Jann Mayer
  • September 19, 2012: Added by Jann Mayer

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