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UP - Lakehead Bridge

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U.P.R.R. - Lakehead Bridge

West elevation from the southwest

Photo taken by Michael Goff in January 2012

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BH Photo #223932

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Warren deck truss with all verticals bridge over Sacramento River (Shasta Lake) on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Shasta County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1942
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren deck truss with all verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 765.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
U.P.R.R. - Sacramento River Bridge
Sacramento River 3rd Crossing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.92625, -122.40447   (decimal degrees)
40°55'34" N, 122°24'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/550140/4530740 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lamoine
Inventory number
BH 51097 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2012: Added by Michael Goff

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Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com