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UP - American Falls Bridge

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American Falls Dam Bridge

Union Pacific Railraod Bridge corssing in front of the American Falls Dam. this is the view from the park near the dam.

Photo taken by Jolly Goodfellow

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BH Photo #245853

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Snake River on Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Location
American Falls, Power County, Idaho
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1927, Raised and strengthed 1970's
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt deck truss with nine steel plate girder approach spans
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 250.0 ft.
Total length: 960.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
American Falls Railroad Bridge
UP - Snake River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.77774, -112.87426   (decimal degrees)
42°46'40" N, 112°52'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/346680/4737837 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
American Falls
Inventory number
BH 51871 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 4, 2018: New photos from Leslie R trick
  • December 29, 2012: New photos from Jolly Goodfellow
  • March 25, 2012: Added by Mike Goff

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Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Jolly Goodfellow
  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com