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YV - Ravine Bridge

Photos 

View north with train on trestle, 1944

A 1944 fan trip over the YV stopped on this bridge to allow railfans to take photos. The bridge was known as Bridge 29A by the railroad. This view looks north.

Photo from yosemitevalleyrr.com

View this photo at yosemitevalleyrr.com

BH Photo #483962

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Low Land on Yosemite Valley Railroad
Location
Mariposa County, California
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built during 1920's; Removed after 1945 abandonment
Railroad
- Yosemite Valley Railroad (YV)
Design
Deck plate girder
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.55374, -120.28407   (decimal degrees)
37°33'13" N, 120°17'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/739912/4159770 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Merced Falls
Elevation
500 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 68610 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

California (2,629)
Curved (464)
Deck girder (5,819)
Girder (10,363)
Lost (25,225)
Mariposa County, California (58)
Plate girder (8,037)
Railroad (15,652)
Yosemite Valley Railroad (12)

Update Log 

  • October 12, 2020: New photos from Doug Klingerman
  • July 20, 2015: Added by Dave King

Sources 

  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • yosemitevalleyrr.com - Photos of bridge and remains (Photos are just above the Barrett's Bridge photos)
  • Doug K