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Sarcillo (Zaracillo) Canyon Co12 (Highway of Legends) Bridge

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1936 WPA Sarcillo (Zaracillo) Canyon Bridge Co. 12

Tee Beam with rock piers

Photo taken by John Cross in August 2009

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BH Photo #145484

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Overview
Concrete tee beam bridge over "Sarcillio (Zaracillo) Canyon" "Tributary of Purgatoire River" on CO 12
Location
Las Animas County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1936
Builder
- Works Progress Administration
Design
Concrete Tee Beam 4 span with rock piers and decorative concrete guardrails.
Dimensions
Total length: 117.1 ft.
Deck width: 30.5 ft.
Also called
Sarcillo Co. 12 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.12359, -104.76290   (decimal degrees)
37°07'25" N, 104°45'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/521062/4108609 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Little Pine Canyon
Elevation
6585. ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43258 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2009: Added by John Cross

Sources 

  • John Cross - jcross [at] cross-photography [dot] com