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UP - Benicia Railroad Trestle

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Benicia RR trestle

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in March 2010

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BH Photo #158091

Street View 

Description 

Elevated single track steel deck plate truss railroad trestle.

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge on Union Pacific Railroad over Sulphur Creek, Baytown Road & Industrial Way
Location
Benicia, Solano County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1925
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 1,834.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.06584, -122.12921   (decimal degrees)
38°03'57" N, 122°07'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/576385/4213478 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Vine Hill
Inventory number
BH 44454 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 22, 2021: Updated by Dave King: Imported photo & added build date
  • March 14, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Added street view

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Comments 

UP - Benicia Railroad Trestle
Posted February 3, 2021, by BOAT GOAT

built in 1930 as a new westbound track, part of the project to build the larger bridge to the south

UP - Benicia Railroad Trestle
Posted February 12, 2020, by Gordon Osmundson (gophoto [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

Southern Pacific train 101 the City of San Francisco crosses the viaduct circa 1965.