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"Venice on the Creek" Bridge

Photos 

Overall View Of Bridge And Cherry Creek, Looking Southeast

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #135061

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Cherry Creek with buildings inside it.
Location
Denver, Denver County, Colorado
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built ca. 1890 at an unknown location; relocated here in 1923
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Colorado & Southern Railroad (CS)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pin-connected, 5-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 105.0 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Also called
BN - Cherry Creek Bridge
C&S - Cherry Creek Bridge
Cherry Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75151, -105.00533   (decimal degrees)
39°45'05" N, 105°00'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/499543/4400177 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arvada
Inventory number
BH 41274 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 24, 2015: Updated by Luke: Changed status due to there being a building inside the bridge.
  • March 10, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • January 18, 2010: New photos from Bob Morgan
  • March 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER CO-58 - Cherry Creek Railroad Bridge, Spanning Cherry Creek, north of Delgany Street, Denver, Denver County, CO
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • Bob Morgan - morgans212 [at] att [dot] net
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke