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DRGW - Flora Vista Bridge

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned parker through truss bridge over Animas River on Abandoned Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad
Location
San Juan County, New Mexico
Status
Abandoned
History
Built ca. 1905; One span relocated in the 1980s
Builder
- Edge Moor Bridge Works of Wilmington, Delaware (Supposed Builder)
Railroad
- Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (DRGW)
Design
24' 1 panel Timber trestle
126' Parker through truss
54' 2 panel Timber trestle
127' Parker through truss
38' 2 panel Timber trestle
Dimensions
Total length: 369.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.80393, -108.04990   (decimal degrees)
36°48'14" N, 108°02'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/763193/4077183 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Flora Vista
Inventory number
BH 50244 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added RR info
  • November 17, 2011: Added by James McCray

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Action Road - Imagery down the page