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RGS - Bridge 46D (Old)

Photo 

Ophir Loop

Photo by Byers Photo (Montrose, Colorado), ca 1910

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BH Photo #337671

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Howe deck truss bridge over Tributary of Ilium Flume on Rio Grande Southern Railroad
Location
San Miguel County, Colorado
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1892; 64' truss replaced by trestle 1910; 84' truss replaced by trestle 1920.
Railroad
- Rio Grande Southern Railroad (RGS)
Design
86' Howe Deck Truss
64' Howe Deck Truss
207' Timber trestle
Dimensions
Span length: 357.0 ft.
Total length: 357.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.85980, -107.88122   (decimal degrees)
37°51'35" N, 107°52'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/246528/4194173 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Wilson
Inventory number
BH 69202 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 14, 2015: Added by Luke

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