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Maroon Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo From National Register Multiple Property Submission

BH Photo #193865

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Trestle over Maroon Creek on CO 82 at Aspen
Location
Pitkin County, Colorado
Status
Bypassed by a replacement bridge and left in place for pedstrian use.
History
Built 1888; converted to vehicular use ca. 1929. Bypassed in 2005.
Builder
- George S. Morison of New Bedford, Massachusetts
Railroad
- Colorado Midland Railroad (CM)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 29.8 ft.
Total length: 650.9 ft.
Deck width: 29.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.20121, -106.84941   (decimal degrees)
39°12'04" N, 106°50'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/340305/4340735 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aspen
Inventory numbers
CDOT H-09-E (Colorado Dept. of Transportation structure number)
NRHP 85000222 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 11989 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 20, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • August 10, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Railroad", "Rail-to-trail"
  • December 1, 2011: Updated by Nathan Holth: Updated Status and Corrected GPS
  • February 18, 2011: New photos from Nathan Holth

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