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UP - Cantara Loop Bridge

Photos 

Cantara Loop railway bridge over Sacramento River, California, United States. Guardrail was installed after 1991 chemical spill

Photo taken by MostlyDeserts

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #331537

Map 

Description 

Site of California's largest hazardous chemical spill.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Sacramento River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Siskiyou County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built ?; Massive guardrail constructed 1991
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Also called
SP - Cantara Loop Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.26687, -122.30329   (decimal degrees)
41°16'01" N, 122°18'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/558357/4568617 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
City of Mount Shasta
Inventory number
BH 68442 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 10, 2015: Added by Luke

Sources 

  • Luke