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SP - Dresser Bridge (1893)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Alameda Creek and Niles Canyon Road on Southern Pacific Railroad
Location
Alameda County, California
Status
Superstructure replaced
History
Second wood Howe truss replaced and concrete pier added 1883
Railroads
- Central Pacific Railway (CPRR)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Western Pacific Railroad (1862-1870) (WPRB)
Design
Wood Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.59025, -121.95703   (decimal degrees)
37°35'25" N, 121°57'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/592078/4160865 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91093 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2020: Updated by Luke: Removed references to the modern heritage railway
  • October 30, 2020: Added by Doug K

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Doug K
  • Wikipedia - Infor on history of Niles Canyon Railway
  • Luke