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CC&VRR--Turntable Bridge

Photo 

Crossing the "turntable" bridge,

CC&V train crosses the bridge on June 7, 2009

Photo by Nathan Zachman via RRPictureArchives.net

View this photo at rrpicturearchives.net

BH Photo #434655

Map 

Description 

Girders built by Colorado & Southern RR as a turntable (location unclear), later used as a bridge on the C&S Rex Branch, near Fort Collins, until the line was removed in the mid-1980s. The turntable was bought by the CC&V and stored near Mead, and installed at this site in early 2006.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over street on Cripple Creek & Victor Narrow Gauge RR
Location
Cripple Creek, Teller County, Colorado
Status
Open to authorized vehicles only
History
Built 2006 to replace wooden trestle
Design
Deck plate girder built by Colorado & Southern as a turntable, later used as a bridge on the C&S Rex Branch, near Fort Collins until acquired and relocated by the CC&V
Dimensions
Total length: 65.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.74396, -105.17338   (decimal degrees)
38°44'38" N, 105°10'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/484933/4288377 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 82869 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 17, 2018: New Street View added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV