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UP - Calapooia River Bridge

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U.P.R.R. - Calapooia River Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff in October 2010

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BH Photo #183727

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Overview
Warren through truss bridge over Calapooia River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Linn County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906 by the Southern Pacific Railroad
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Steel Fabricator)
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
The Union Pacific's Calapooia River Bridge is a standard six panel Warren through truss. The bridge features riveted connections and built-up lattice members. This design is a very common design found on railroad structures throughout the United States and Oregon.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 300.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.50441, -123.10829   (decimal degrees)
44°30'16" N, 123°06'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/491391/4927904 (zone/easting/northing)
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Inventory number
BH 46716 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 28, 2010: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com