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UP - Elko Bridge

Photos 

Elko RR Bridge

Near airport, unable to approach, unable to fly drone camera

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2017

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BH Photo #400299

Map 

Description 

Steel railroad thru truss

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Humboldt River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Elko, Elko County, Nevada
Status
Open to traffic
Railroad
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 115.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.81715, -115.78567   (decimal degrees)
40°49'02" N, 115°47'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/602409/4519168 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elko West
Elevation
5049 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 51688 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Elko County, Nevada (21)
Elko, Nevada (11)
Nevada (117)
Open (36,892)
Owned by railroad (9,957)
Pratt through truss (4,624)
Pratt truss (8,069)
Railroad (13,230)
Southern Pacific Railroad (488)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,067)
Through truss (12,948)
Truss (29,548)

Update Log 

  • August 20, 2017: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • March 12, 2012: Updated by Craig Philpott: added details

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