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UP - Colorado River Bridge (Columbus)

Photo 

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #235188

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Camelback through truss bridge over colorado river on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Columbus, Colorado County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Texas & New Orleans Railroad (TNO; T&NO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Riveted Camelback Through Truss, featuring 3 spans each 200 ft long. Total length 750 ft.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 750.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.70718, -96.53584   (decimal degrees)
29°42'26" N, 96°32'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/738394/3288881 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbus
Inventory number
BH 49391 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added category "Texas & New Orleans Railroad"
  • July 17, 2012: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 16, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 14, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • August 22, 2011: Added by aaron leibold

Sources 

  • aaron leibold - aaron [dot] mightypenguin [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke