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UP - Fountain Creek Bridge

Photo 

Photo taken by Brian

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike (CC BY-NC-SA)

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BH Photo #254853

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned warren through truss bridge over Fountain Creek on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1901; Steel stringers over the main channel removed 2011 as part of a flood mitigation programme.
Railroads
- Missouri Pacific Railroad (MP; MoPac)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren through truss with riveted connections.
Also called
MoPac - Fountain Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.25827, -104.59313   (decimal degrees)
38°15'30" N, 104°35'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/535596/4234549 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Northeast Pueblo
Inventory number
BH 49273 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 13, 2017: Updated by John Marvig: Added Build Date from Missouri Pacific Annual Report
  • September 12, 2016: New Street View added by Luke
  • May 29, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Partially demolished in 2011, truss span extant in aerial view, leaving status as "Abandoned"
  • August 1, 2011: Added by Nathan Holth

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