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SC&MB - San Lorenzo River Bridge

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San Lorenzo River RR Bridge

Pinned bottom connection, riveted top connection.

Photo taken by Craig Philpott

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BH Photo #179391

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Description 

Warren through truss with pin connected bottom connection and riveted top connection. Two primary spans.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge over San Lorenzo River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1904
Railroads
- Iowa Pacific Holdings (IP)
- Santa Cruz & Monterey Bay Railway (SC&MB)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren subdivided through truss with pin connected bottom connection and riveted top connection.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 332.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
SP - San Lorenzo River Bridge
UP - San Lorenzo River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.96582, -122.01280   (decimal degrees)
36°57'57" N, 122°00'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/587877/4091535 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Santa Cruz
Elevation
18 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 46327 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 11, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added build date; Trail to be rerouted onto dedicated footbridge
  • April 10, 2014: Updated by Alex Lewis: Revised Railroad Name--line operated by Iowa Pacific subsidiary SC&MB.
  • December 7, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added other railroad
  • September 29, 2010: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • September 25, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Alex Lewis