Rating:
No votes cast

UP - Eagle River Bridge #13

Photos 

Photo taken by Steve Conro in July 2017

Enlarge

BH Photo #399283

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Eagle River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Eagle County, Colorado
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (DRGW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 175.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.71212, -106.69379   (decimal degrees)
39°42'44" N, 106°41'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/354809/4397177 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wolcott
Inventory number
BH 63150 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 1, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • August 6, 2017: New photos from Steve Conro
  • October 28, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Steve Conro - sconro [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

UP - Eagle River Bridge #13
Posted April 2, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks Luke for clearing that up.

UP - Eagle River Bridge #13
Posted April 2, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks Luke for clearing that up.

UP - Eagle River Bridge #13
Posted April 2, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks Luke for clearing that up.

UP - Eagle River Bridge #13
Posted April 1, 2020, by Luke

George, the Rio Grande was the Royal Gorge route: http://www.drgw.net/info/RoyalGorgeRoute

UP - Eagle River Bridge #13
Posted April 1, 2020, by George A Oakley (Georgeoakley49 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I see in picture #2 a Royal Gorge logo behind the Rio Grande logo.Was this a name of a rail line?