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Sage Creek Railroad Bridge

Photos 

Looking north

you can see cracks in the concrete in this photo. Some of the metal braces on the sides have fallen.

Photo taken by John Bernhisel

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BH Photo #351617

Map 

Description 

About a 1/2 mile walk from the nearest road.

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Sage Creek on BBSF Railroad Bridge
Location
Big Horn County, Wyoming
Status
Railroad Traffic only
Railroad
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 37.1 ft.
Total length: 100.1 ft.
Deck width: 25.9 ft.
Also called
Sage Creek Train Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.86347, -108.46898   (decimal degrees)
44°51'48" N, 108°28'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/699956/4970900 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lovell
Inventory numbers
WY CJW (Wyoming bridge identifier)
BH 71826 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection (as of 10/2013)
Deck condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Superstructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Satisfactory (6 out of 9)
Appraisal: Structurally deficient
Sufficiency rating: 86.0 (out of 100)
Average daily traffic (as of 2013)
217

Categories 

BNSF Railway (1,112)
Beam (12,281)
Big Horn County, Wyoming (20)
Built 1947 (254)
Built during 1940s (3,613)
Open (36,905)
Owned by state (13,899)
Railroad (13,244)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,740)
Structurally deficient (18,555)
Total length 100-125 feet (4,702)
Wyoming (271)

Update Log 

  • April 15, 2016: Added by John Bernhisel

Sources 

  • John Bernhisel - Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com