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Railroad Bridge Campground Bridge

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Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #101403

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss railroad bridge over the Arkansas River at Railroad Bridge Access Park
Location
Chaffee County, Colorado
Status
Inactive.
History
Built 1919 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (DRGW)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Riveted 5-panel Pratt through truss
Also called
UP - Campground Bridge
SP - Campground Bridge
DRGW - Campground Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.92331, -106.17078   (decimal degrees)
38°55'24" N, 106°10'15" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/398509/4308917 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Harvard Lakes
Inventory number
BH 11796 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 4, 2014: Photo imported by Dave King

Comments 

Railroad Bridge Access Bridge
Posted August 28, 2007, by Robert Kasal (cherry63376 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge is in a park where people white water raft from.