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BNSF - Agua Fria River Bridge

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BNSF - Agua Fria River Bridge

looking west

Photo taken by Tony the Marine

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at Wikimedia Commons

BH Photo #489861

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Street View 

Description 

Build date comes from Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway bridge records at Temple, TX Railroad Museum.

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Agua Fria River/Wash on BNSF Railway
Location
Sun City, Maricopa County, Arizona
Status
Open to railroad traffic only
History
Built 1921
Railroads
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
One span Warren through truss with all verticals; two deck girder spans; northwestern end approach steel trestle work
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 126.0 ft.
Total length: 478.0 ft.
Also called
ATSF Agua Fria River Bridge
BNSF Phoenix Subdivision Bridge 175.4
Approximate latitude, longitude
+33.60728, -112.30485   (decimal degrees)
33°36'26" N, 112°18'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/378944/3719375 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92020 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2021: Updated by John Marvig: added information
  • February 1, 2021: New photos from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 24, 2021: New Street View added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

BNSF Agua Fria River Bridge
Posted January 24, 2021, by Luke

Did someone say Agua Fria? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zzICMIu5zFY