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Meatpacking Bridge

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Photo taken by Fuzzy Gerdes

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

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BH Photo #314459

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over South Platte River, Spur railroad on Industrial meat packing chute
Location
Denver, Denver County, Colorado
Status
Abandoned
Design
Pratt pony truss
Also called
Pig Bridge
Slaughterhouse Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.78631, -104.97509   (decimal degrees)
39°47'11" N, 104°58'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/502132/4404040 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Commerce City
Inventory number
BH 55523 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,241)
Beam (13,556)
Colorado (639)
Denver County, Colorado (25)
Denver, Colorado (25)
Pony truss (15,405)
Pratt pony truss (3,306)
Pratt truss (8,361)
Steel stringer (5,343)
Truss (30,520)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2015: New photo from Luke
  • February 12, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added alternate name
  • February 12, 2013: Added by K. A. Erickson

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