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Alum Rock Park Bridge

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Alum Rock Park Bridge

Under main span looking South

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2013

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BH Photo #253745

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Penitencia Creek and Alum Rock Ave on Creek Trail
Location
San Jose, Santa Clara County, California
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1913 as excursion railroad bridge
Builder
- John B. Leonard of Union City, Michigan (Engineer)
Design
Concrete deck arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 250.0 ft.
Also called
Alum Rock Bridge
Creek Trail Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.39452, -121.81178   (decimal degrees)
37°23'40" N, 121°48'42" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/605176/4139301 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Calaveras Reservoir
Inventory number
BH 49200 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2013: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • July 25, 2011: Added by Craig Philpott

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