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RGS - Butterfly Trestle

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Lake Fork San Miguel River on Rio Grande Southern Railroad
Location
San Miguel County, Colorado
Status
Removed
History
Built 1892; Removed 1951
Railroad
- Rio Grande Southern Railroad (RGS)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 338.0 ft.
Total length: 338.0 ft.
Also called
RGS - Bridge 44A
RGS - Lake Fork Trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.86428, -107.88455   (decimal degrees)
37°51'51" N, 107°53'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/246251/4194679 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Wilson
Elevation
9096 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 69198 (Bridgehunter.com ID)