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UP - Carpenter Creek Railroad Bridge

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Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Carpenter Creek/Farming Road on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Douglas County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1935
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 34.0 ft.
Total length: 1.0 ft.
Deck width: 47.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.15070, -104.88488   (decimal degrees)
39°09'03" N, 104°53'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/509947/4333506 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81514 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,383)
Built 1935 (1,716)
Built during 1930s (10,922)
Colorado (639)
Deck arch (10,626)
Douglas County, Colorado (4)
Have street view (24,554)
Open (37,871)
Owned by railroad (10,782)
Railroad (14,138)
Span length 25-50 feet (14,453)
Stone arch (2,732)
Total length under 25 feet (2,173)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,119)

Update Log 

  • May 7, 2018: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

UP-Carpenter Creek Railroad Bridge
Posted May 7, 2018, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Curious to the 1935 date. Where did it come from? The latest built railroad stone arch Iíve seen is 1919, but I know the design was superceddes by concrete around 1900.