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SW - Hatch to Rincon Bridge

Photos 

View of Bridge Facing Southwest

Optical illusion. Bridge appears to be supported by a number of piers; but, pole piers are those of the adjacent roadway.

Photo taken by Eric Martin in March 2014

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BH Photo #276845

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Street View 

Description 

Railroad Bridge across Rio Grande River that carries Southwestern Railroad traffic, along with unit trains via trackage rights for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway. Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt Through truss bridge over Rio Grande on Southwestern Railroad
Location
Dona Ana County, New Mexico
Status
Open
History
Built 1912
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- Southwestern Railroad (SW)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 390.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.66778, -107.11972   (decimal degrees)
32°40'04" N, 107°07'11" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/301226/3616443 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rincon
Inventory number
BH 60079 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 3, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added information from ATSF Bridge Records
  • July 4, 2014: New Street View added by Ralph Demars
  • March 2, 2014: Added by Eric Martin

Sources 

  • Eric Martin
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com