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Cherry Creek Trail Bridge (Delagny Street)

Photos 

Overall View Of Bridge And Cherry Creek, Looking Northwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #135069

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Cherry Creek on Delgany Street in Denver
Location
Denver, Denver County, Colorado
Status
Open to Pedestrians
History
Built 1891 by the Burlington & Missouri River Railroad; relocated here in 1923
Railroads
- Burlington & Missouri River Railroad (B&MR)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (CBQ)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Wrought iron, pin-connected, 7-panel Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 125.0 ft.
Total length: 125.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.5 ft.
Also called
Delgany Street Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.75137, -105.00520   (decimal degrees)
39°45'05" N, 105°00'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/499554/4400162 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Arvada
Inventory number
BH 41275 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 25, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Burlington & Missouri River Railroad", "Rail-to-trail", "Railroad"
  • May 25, 2013: New photo from Dave King
  • March 10, 2011: New Street View added by J.P.
  • February 2, 2010: Updated by Bob Morgan: updated status
  • March 8, 2009: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • HAER CO-57 - Delgany Street Railroad Bridge, Spanning Cherry Creek at 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
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com