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UP - Doney Creek Bridge

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Doney Creek Railroad Bridge

during low water, with the Doney Creek arch bridge in the background

Photo taken by Michael Goff on February 15, 2008

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BH Photo #134107

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Overview
Warren deck truss bridge over Doney Creek (Shasta Lake) on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Shasta County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Builder
- U.S. Bureau of Reclamation of Washington, D.C. (Designer and Builder)
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
The Sacramento Arm Bridge is a five span bridge consisting of three Warren deck truss spans and two steel plate girder approach spans. The bridge was constructed as part of the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation's relocation of the Union Pacific Railroad tracks during the construction of Shasta Dam.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 192.5 ft.
Total length: 653.3 ft.
Deck width: 14.0 ft.
Also called
Doney Creek Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.88221, -122.38774   (decimal degrees)
40°52'56" N, 122°23'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/551584/4525861 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lamoine
Elevation
1100.5 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 39993 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 2, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • February 24, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com