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UP - Arroyo Grande Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking north

Photo taken by Jann Mayer in March 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #252473

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Arroyo Grande Creek on Union Pacific Railroad (Formerly SPRR)
Location
Oceano, San Luis Obispo County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1909 by the American Bridge Company of New York
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Amtrak California (CDTX)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 92.0 ft.
Total length: 184.0 ft.
Also called
SP Arroyo Grande Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.09545, -120.60870   (decimal degrees)
35°05'44" N, 120°36'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/717978/3886244 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oceano
Inventory number
BH 56000 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Amtrak California"
  • April 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Corrected builders to the prexisting category. "deleted" the new category.
  • April 12, 2013: Added by Jann Mayer

Sources 

  • Jann Mayer - jannmayer [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke