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DSNG - Animas River High Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Jason Leverton

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BH Photo #252528

Description 

This bridge has undergone some crazy alterations.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Animas River on Railroad
Location
La Plata County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1894; Additonal tension members added 1981
Railroads
- Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (DRGW)
- Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad (DSNG)
Design
Pinned Pratt deck truss with modifications.
Dimensions
Span length: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 130.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.51083, -107.78638   (decimal degrees)
37°30'39" N, 107°47'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/253722/4155190 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Electra Lake
Inventory number
BH 56016 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2022: Photo imported by Dave King
  • April 19, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed from Warren to Pratt deck.
  • April 19, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 7, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added build date
  • May 26, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • March 2, 2017: New photos from Daniel Barnes
  • April 13, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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