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UP - Carpenter Creek Stone Arch

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Description 

Build date comes from ATSF Bridge Records at the Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Carpenter Creek/Farming Road on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Douglas County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Span length: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 24.0 ft.
Also called
UP - Higginson Ranch Stone Arch
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)

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added alternate name per Larkspur Historical Society
  • August 31, 2019: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • May 7, 2018: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "Union Pacific Railroad", "railroad"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke

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.