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DRGW - Glenwood Springs Bridge

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DRGW - Glenwood Springs Bridge

looking west D&RGW bridge is far bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #509500

Facts 

Overview
Lost through and deck truss bridge over Colorado River on D&RGW RR
Location
Glenwood Springs, Garfield County, Colorado
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1903; Railroad relocated to south bank west of Glenwood Springs in 1968 for I-70 construction.
Railroad
- Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (DRGW)
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.54822, -107.32678   (decimal degrees)
39°32'54" N, 107°19'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/300073/4380202 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 94660 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 17, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 9, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 9, 2021: Updated by Luke: Added build date and types

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Comments 

DRGW - Glenwood Springs Bridge
Posted October 9, 2021, by Luke

Geoff, the deck truss in the foreground was built by Bullen Bridge Co. in 1891 if you wanna make an entry.