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BNSF - Black River Bridge (Abandoned)

Photos 

Photo taken by Terry Traver in January 2013

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BH Photo #256243

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Description 

ATSF Bridge Records state a build date of 1907, however this span may have been moved here from another crossing in 1907.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Parker Through Truss over Black River on Abandoned Railroad (BNSF)
Location
Eddy County, New Mexico
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built Ca. 1890, Relocated Here 1907
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Parker through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 200.0 ft.
Also called
ATSF Black River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.23603, -104.07465   (decimal degrees)
32°14'10" N, 104°04'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/587180/3566974 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Malaga
Inventory number
BH 56618 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 16, 2013: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • June 15, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway", "Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway"
  • June 15, 2013: Updated by John Marvig: Added information
  • June 15, 2013: Added by Terry Traver

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Comments 

Abandoned Black River Railroad Bridge
Posted June 15, 2013, by Brian Parkinson (railstoruin [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This bridge was on the ATSF (Later BNSF) Railroad route between Clovis, NM and Pecos, TX. The track south of Loving, NM, including this bridge, was abandoned in December of 2001.