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Romley Bridge

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View from northwest

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #101412

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed deck truss bridge over Pomeray Gulch (Chrysolite Creek) on FR 295 southwest of St. Elmo
Location
Chaffee County, Colorado
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1881 by the Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad
Railroads
- Colorado & Southern Railroad (CS)
- Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad (DSP&P)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 80.0 ft.
Total length: 83.0 ft.
Deck width: 13.1 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 14, 2003
Also called
former Denver, South Park, and Pacific Railroad
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.67514, -106.36435   (decimal degrees)
38°40'30" N, 106°21'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/381318/4281610 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Saint Elmo
Elevation
10.535. ft. above sea level
Inventory numbers
NRHP 03000744 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
CO CHA297-00.40 (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 11797 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 24, 2009: Updated by John Cross: "Photos and information Added"

Sources 

  • HAER CO-24 - Denver South Park & Pacific RR Truss Bridge
  • John Cross - jcross [at] cross-photography [dot] com