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Georgetown Loop - Clear Creek Pony Truss

Photos 

View from the train

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #101448

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Clear Creek on the Georgetown Loop Railroad
Location
Georgetown, Clear Creek County, Colorado
Status
Open to tourist railroad
Railroads
- Colorado & Southern Railroad (CS)
- Georgetown Loop Railroad (GLRX)
Design
Pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt pony truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.69743, -105.71090   (decimal degrees)
39°41'51" N, 105°42'39" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/439050/4394417 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Georgetown
Inventory number
BH 11809 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 25, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • November 10, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • July 13, 2011: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Updated GPS and name of city

Sources 

  • Daniel Hopkins - chimera [at] clovermail [dot] net
  • Daniel Barnes

Comments 

Georgetown Loop Pony Truss Bridge
Posted June 23, 2009, by J Triplett (jdtriple [at] hotmail [dot] com)

The abutments and superstructure were replaced in 2008, but the trusses were kept (for decorative puroposes only)