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UP - Hargis Bluewater Creek Tributary Arch

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Photo taken by James McCray in June 2020

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BH Photo #474774

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Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over a dry creek on UP Railroad
Location
Hargis, Quay County, New Mexico
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1945
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.14504, -103.81801   (decimal degrees)
35°08'42" N, 103°49'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/607670/3889766 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89759 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Arch (11,856)
Built 1945 (269)
Built during 1940s (4,017)
Closed-spandrel arch (3,894)
Deck arch (11,102)
Hargis, New Mexico (3)
New Mexico (194)
Open (39,168)
Owned by railroad (11,933)
Quay County, New Mexico (16)
Railroad (15,073)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,330)

Update Log 

  • June 29, 2020: Updated by Luke: Noted that bridge is a concrete arch; Added railroads, ghost town name, and stream name
  • June 29, 2020: New photos from James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke