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UP - West Verdi Bridge

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Verdi West Railroad Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2010

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BH Photo #172553

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Description 

Parker camelback through truss railroad bridge. Bridge is a duplicate of the Iceland Bridge several miles to the West.

Facts 

Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over Truckee River on BSNF Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Washoe County, Nevada
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built in 1907 by the American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Parker Camelback through truss with concrete abutments
Dimensions
Span length: 193.0 ft.
Total length: 193.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.48166, -119.99302   (decimal degrees)
39°28'54" N, 119°59'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/242572/4374506 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Rose NW
Elevation
4957 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45864 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 3, 2018: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • August 11, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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