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C&S - Mill Gulch Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over South Platte River on Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad, rail bed and bridge converted to road use in 1935. Bridge relocated from this location and preserved in Bailey, CO in 1985
Location
Jefferson County, Colorado
Status
Relocated and preserved
Future prospects
Relocated
History
Built 1870; Converted to highway use ca. 1935; Relocated 1985
Builders
- Jacob H. Linville of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- Keystone Bridge Co. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Colorado & Southern Railroad (CS)
- Denver, South Park & Pacific Railroad (DSP&P)
Design
Pratt through truss with Keystone Columns
Also called
DSP&P - Mill Gulch Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.45811, -105.12720   (decimal degrees)
39°27'29" N, 105°07'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/489056/4367623 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81973 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 20, 2020: Updated by Art Suckewer: clarified disposition and added stuff.
  • June 27, 2018: Added by Luke

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com