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Southern Pacific Railroad

Reporting mark: SP
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Sierra Blvd. Bridge (Placer County, California)
Built 1929
Rainbow arch bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Sierra Blvd. in Roseville
Open to traffic

SJVR - Kings River Bridge (Fresno County, California)
Warren Deck truss railroad bridge
Open to traffic

Solano Avenue Tunnel (Alameda County, California)
Built 1930
Tunnel under under Marin Avenue on Solano Avenue
Open to traffic

SoPac Trail - Lawther Drive Overpass (Dallas County, Texas)
Built 1930; Replaced with a wider MOB 2018.
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over W Lawther Road on Sprr/Dart Rr
Replaced by a MOB

South Spring Street Bridge (Klamath County, Oregon)
Lost Through truss bridge over SP RR on South Spring Street
Replaced by a new bridge

Southern Pacific - Portland Road Undercrossing (Marion County, Oregon)
Built 1936
Bridge over Portland Road NE on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to traffic

Southern Pacific Railroad Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1884 by Phoenix Bridge Company, originally located near Saugus, later relocated to Tehachapi Creek and later to Danville
Pratt through truss bridge on Display train
Intact but closed to all traffic

Southern Pacific-Golden Gate Ferries Limited Auto Ferries (San Francisco County, California)
Auto ferry service began 1909; Ferry service stopped in 1958.
Lost Ferry across San Francisco Bay carrying automobiles
No Longer In Operation

SP - 29th Street Overpass (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1890; Removed 1942
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over 29th Street on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

SP - Altamont Pass Tunnel (Alameda County, California)
Built 1909
Abandoned tunnel under hillside on SP RR
Derelict/abandoned since 1985

SP - Atchafalaya River Bridge (St. Mary Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Through truss bridge over Atchafalaya River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Atchafalaya River Bridge (St. Martin Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1908
Lost Bridge over Atchafalaya River on SP RR
Removed but not replaced

SP - Bayshore Turntable (San Mateo County, California)
Relocated here 1941 & lengthed from 80ft to 110ft using steel salvaged from the SP's Pajaro River bridge; Removed ca 1985 and scrapped at a later date
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Pit on Southern Pacific Railroad Bayshore Roundhouse
Removed

SP - Beverly Glen Boulevard Overpass (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1959; Removed 1986
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Beverly Glen Boulevard on Southern Pacific Railway
Removed

SP - Big Trees Bridge (Old) (Santa Cruz County, California)
Built here 1905; Replaced 1908
Lost Whipple through truss bridge over San Lorenzo River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Brazos Drawbridge (Old) (Napa County, California)
Built 1903 ; replaced 1979
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Napa River on Southern Pacific
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Brazos River Bridge (Waller County, Texas)
Built ?; Dynamited ca. 1961-62
Lost Through truss bridge over Brazos River on Railroad
Blown Up

SP - Brownsville Covered Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1920;
Howe through truss bridge over Calapooia River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Lost Howe Truss Bridge

SP - Calcasieu River Bridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Pratt through truss bridge over the Calcasieu River on Union Pacific Railroad (formerly Southern Pacific)
Open to traffic

SP - Cascade Summit Wye Tunnel (Klamath County, Oregon)
Built 1926
Lost Tunnel on Cascade Summit Wye Track
Collapsed

SP - Choctaw Bayou Bridge (West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1908
Abandoned railroad bridge over Choctaw Bayou on SP Atchafalaya Railroad
Line abandoned in 1930

SP - Ciénega Creek Bridge (Pima County, Arizona)
Built 1903; Damaged by a derailment in 1968 and replaced
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Ciénega Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by derailment

SP - Clear Creek Swing Bridge (Galveston County, Texas)
Built 1907; Removed 1996
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Clear Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed but not replaced

SP - Coburg Covered Bridge 37-20-45x (Lane County, Oregon)
Built 1891; Replaced 1907
Lost Through truss bridge over McKenzie River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Compton Creek Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Compton Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad & Pacific Electric Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Cottonwood Creek Bridge (Collin County, Texas)
Built 1910
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Cottonwood Creek on DART


SP - Coyote Creek Bridge (Santa Clara County, California)
Built 1905
Deck girder bridge over Coyote Creek on Southern Pacific RR
No longer exists

SP - Culvert (Lee County, Texas)
Built 1928
Abandoned concrete culvert bridge over Unknown Stream on Railroad
Abandoned

SP - Delta Cross Channel Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1951
Abandoned deck plate girder bridge over Delta Cross Channel on Southern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

SP - Dolores Street Overpass (San Francisco County, California)
Built 1890; Removed 1942
Bridge over Dolores Street & 27th Street on Southern Pacific Railroad


SP - Donner Summit Snowsheds/Tunnels (Placer County, California)
Track 1 abandoned in 1996
Tunnel on Railroad
Open to pedestrians only

SP - Drainage Ditch Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Abandoned since 1977
Abandoned steel stringer bridge over Drainage Ditch on Southern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

SP - Dumbarton Bridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1910, last used for freight 1982; acquired by San Mateo County Transit District 1994
Abandoned baltimore through truss bridge over San Francisco Bay on Caltrain
Abandoned

SP - East Tunnel (Val Verde County, Texas)
Built 1882;
Abandoned tunnel on Southern Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned/partly inundated

SP - Evans Creek Bridge (Val Verde County, Texas)
Lost Bridge over Evens Creek on RR
Removed but not replaced

SP - Felton Trestle (Santa Cruz County, California)
Built here 1908; Removed ?
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over San Lorenzo River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

SP - Firestone Boulevard Overpass (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1937; Replaced 1987
Lost Pony plate girder bridge over Firestone Boulevard on Southern Pacific Railroad (Nee Pacific Electric Railway)
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Georgiana Slough Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1929; Removed ca. 1980-1983
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Georgiana Slough on Southern Pacific RR
Removed but not replaced

SP - Gilkey Covered Bridge (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1920; Replaced 1962
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Thomas Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Gilkey Covered Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1880; Replaced 1920
Lost Bridge over Thomas Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Goliad Bridge (Goliad County, Texas)
Abandoned 1979
Abandoned pratt through truss bridge over San Antonio River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

SP - Guadalupe River Bridge (Kendall County, Texas)
Built 1900-1906
Abandoned Parker Through Truss bridge over Gudalupe River on abandoned Railroad
Abandoned

SP - Jordan Creek Trestle (Cherokee County, Texas)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Jordan Creek & CR3313 on Texas & New Orleans Railroad/Southern Pacific Rairoad
Derelict/abandoned

SP - Lake Bigeaux Trestle (St. Martin Parish, Louisiana)
Built 1908
Abandoned bridge over Lake Bigeaux on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

SP - Lime Creek Bridge (Dickinson County, Kansas)
Abandoned pony/through plate girder bridge over Lime Creek on Abandoned Missouri Pacific Railroad
Abandoned

SP - Little Pin Oak Creek Tributary Masonry Arch (Navarro County, Texas)
Lost Brick arch bridge over Tributary of Little Pin Oak Creek on Railroad
Demolished

SP - Los Angeles River Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built ca. 1904
Lost Through truss bridge over Los Angeles River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced

SP - Los Angeles River Bridge (Old) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1939; Replaced in the early 90s
Lost Girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Southern Pacific Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Los Angeles River Bridge (Older) (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1903; Destroyed in the Los Angeles flood of 1938
Lost Pony/through plate girder bridge over Los Angeles River on Southern Pacific Railway
Destroyed by flooding

SP - Lucin Cutoff Trestle (Box Elder County, Utah)
Built 1904 for the Southern Pacific Railroad, supplanted by an earthen causeway in 1959, closed to traffic in 1993
Lost Timber stringer over Great Salt Lake on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by earthen causeway

SP - Medina River Bridge (Bexar County, Texas)
Destroyed by derailment 1985
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Medina River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by collision

SP - Moss Bluff Drawbridge (Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana)
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over English Bayou on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

SP - Napa River Bridge (Older) (Napa County, California)
Built 1888; replaced 1903
Bridge over Napa River on Southern Pacific


SP - Neches River Bridge (Jefferson County, Texas)
Opened in 1941, abandoned in 1967, and removed in 1969.
Lost Warren through truss Abt bascule bridge over Neches River on Railroad (Southern Pacific)
Removed but not replaced

SP - Neches River Bridge (Cherokee County, Texas)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Neches River on Texas & New Orleans Railroad/Southern Pacific Rairoad
Derelict/abandoned

SP - Neches River Bridge (Old) (Jefferson County, Texas)
Built 1918; Replaced 1940
Through truss bridge over Neches River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Neches River Bridge (Older) (Jefferson County, Texas)
Replaced 1918
Lost Through truss bridge over Neches River on Southern Pacific RR
Removed but not replaced

SP - Neches River Tributary Trestle (Anderson County, Texas)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Neches River tributary on Texas & New Orleans Railroad/Southern Pacific Rairoad
Derelict/abandoned

SP - Newark Slough Drawbridge (Alameda County, California)
Built 1910
Baltimore through truss bridge over Newark Slough on Caltrain; this is the east end of SP Dumbarton Bridge
Closed to all traffic

SP - Nueces Bay Causeway (Nueces County, Texas)
Built 1913; Removed ca. 1965
Lost Deck plate girder bascule bridge over Nueces Bay on San Antonio & Aransas Pass RR
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Nute Slough Trestle (Lincoln County, Oregon)
Abandoned 1937
Abandoned bridge over Nute Slough on Fromer Southern Pacifc tracks over Nute Slough
Derelict/abandoned

SP - Pajaro River Bridge (Old) (Santa Cruz County, California)
Replaced ca 1940
Lost Deck truss bridge over Pajaro River on Southern Pacific Railway
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Pecos River Bridge (1st) (Val Verde County, Texas)
Built 1883; Replaced 1892
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Pecos River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge on a new alignment

SP - Pecos River Viaduct (Val Verde County, Texas)
Built 1892, Strengthened in 1910 and 1929, Replaced 1944, Removed 1949
Lost Deck truss bridge over Pecos River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Rowlett Creek Bridge (Collin County, Texas)
Built 1914
Pratt through truss bridge over Rowlett Creek on DART
Not in current use

SP - Salmon Creek Bridge (Lane County, Oregon)
Built 1906; moved here 1948; abandoned 1990
Abandoned through truss bridge over Salmon Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

SP - San Luis Obispo Turntable (San Luis Obispo County, California)
Built 1903; Removed 1994
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Pit on Southern Pacific Railroad San Luis Obispo Roundhouse
Filled in

SP - Schertz Bridge (Old) (Bexar County, Texas)
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Cibolo Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Shasta Lake Bridge (Shasta County, California)
Built 1901; Inundated 1948
Pratt through truss bridge over Sacramento River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Inundated

SP - Shasta Line Tunnel #5 (Shasta County, California)
Built 1884; Expanded 1927; Inundated 1948
Bridge on Southern Pacific Railroad
Inundated

SP - Shasta Line Tunnel #6 (Shasta County, California)
Built ca. 1884; Inundated 1948
Tunnel on Southern Pacific Railroad
Inundated

SP - Snodgrass Slough Bridge (Sacramento County, California)
Built 1912: Removed 1971
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Snodgrass Slough on Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

SP - Summit Tunnels 6,7 and 8 (Placer County, California)
Built by the Central Pacific Railway as part of the original transcontinental railway to finally cross the Sierra's at Donner Pass; Track 1 abandoned in 1996
Abandoned tunnels on former Central Pacific (later SP) Railroad
Abandoned

SP - Truckee River Bridge (Abandoned) (Washoe County, Nevada)
Built in 1907 when the mainline ran along this route but was subsequently re-routed south of the Truckee River. In 1913, it became part of the Fernley Lassen Railroad Line which operated until 1955. The line was officially abandoned in1978.
Through truss bridge over Truckee River on Union Pacific Railroad
Open to pedestrians only

SP - Tujunga Wash Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1929-30; Removed 1965
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Tujunga Wash on Southern Pacific Railroad (Nee Pacific Electric Railway)
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Tunnel #5 (San Francisco County, California)
abandoned in 1956 when the old Bayshore Highway was expanded
Abandoned tunnel under Sierra Point on Southern Pacific RR
Derelict/abandoned

SP - White Oak Bayou Viaduct (Harris County, Texas)
Built 19XX; Replaced 1961
Lost Deck plate girder bridge over Road, Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad & White Oak Bayou on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Willamette River Bridge (Old) (Linn County, Oregon)
Built 1887; Replaced 1921
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Willamette River on Southern Pacific RR
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Wolf Creek Trestle (Tyler County, Texas)
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Wolf Creek on Southern Pacific Railroad
Derelict/abandoned

SP - Yaquina River Covered Railroad Bridge (Lincoln County, Oregon)
Lost Bridge over Yaquina River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Demolished

SP - Yuma Swing Bridge (1st) (Yuma County, Arizona)
Built 1877; Destroyed July 1, 1884
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Colorado River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by flooding

SP - Yuma Swing Bridge (2nd) (Yuma County, Arizona)
Built 1884; Burned 1885
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Colorado River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Destroyed by fire

SP - Yuma Swing Bridge (3rd) (Yuma County, Arizona)
Built 1886; Replaced 1894
Lost Howe pony truss bridge over Colorado River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP - Yuma Swing Bridge (4th) (Yuma County, Arizona)
Built 1894-1899; Replaced 1923 on a new alignment.
Lost Parker through truss bridge over Colorado River on Southern Pacific Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge

SP/PE - West Basin Bascule Bridge (Los Angeles County, California)
Built 1912; Removed 1955
Lost Warren baltimore through truss bascule bridge over West Basin/Turning Basin on Pacific Electric Railway/Southern Pacific Railroad
Removed

SSF Centennial Trail - Cut Stone Bridge (San Mateo County, California)
Built 1863
Stone culvert bridge over Runoff Channel on Centrnnial Trail (Former Southern Pacific Railroad)
Open to pedestrians

Steel Bridge (Multnomah County, Oregon)
Built 1912
Vertical-lift through truss bridge over Willamette River on Pacific Highway West & MAX Blue Line in Portland
Open to highway and light rail traffic on upper deck; bicycle/pedestrian and rail traffic on lower deck

Strawfloor Road Bridge (Craighead County, Arkansas)
Built 1922; Closed to all traffic June 19, 2019
Timber stringer bridge over Union Pacific Railroad on Strawfloor Road (CR 108)
Intact but closed to all traffic; Due to be replaced with new bridge

Thebes Bridge (Alexander County, Illinois)
Built 1905 by a consortium of five railroad companies (CEI, IC, MP, StLIM&S, SSW)
Cantilevered through truss railroad bridge over the Mississippi River at Thebes
Open to railroad traffic on two tracks

TNO - Devil's River Bridge (Val Verde County, Texas)
Replaced in 1964 for creation of Amistad Reservoir
Lost Warren through truss bridge over Devil's River on Texas & New Orleans Railroad
Replaced by a new bridge to the west of US 90

Truckee River Railroad Bridge (Nevada County, California)
Lost Bridge over Truckee River on Union Pacific BNSF Railroad
Replaced by new bridge

Tule Lake Lift Bridge (Nueces County, Texas)
Built 1959; rehabilitated 1994
Vertical lift bridge over CC Ship Channel on Navigation Blvd. in Corpus Christi
Removed

UCRY - Weber River Bridge (Weber County, Utah)
Abandoned through truss bridge over Weber River on Railroad
Abandoned

Union Street Railroad Bridge (Marion County, Oregon)
Built 1913 by Southern Pacific Railroad, 2008 Converted for pedestrian use
Pratt through truss bridge over Willamette River on Pedestrian/Bicycle trail (former Union Pacific Railroad) in Salem
Open to pedestrians

UP - .Ross Avenue Overpass (Limestone County, Texas)
Built 1940
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Ross Avenue on Sp Rr
Open to traffic

UP - 6th Avenue Overpass (Pima County, Arizona)
Built 1930
Steel I-beam stringer bridge over 6th Ave on Union Pacific Railroad (formerly Southern Pacfic Railroad)
Open to traffic

UP - Abbott Street Overpass (Monterey County, California)
Built ca. 1930
Bridge over Abbott Street on UP/AMTRACK
Open to traffic

UP - Agua Fria River Bridge (Maricopa County, Arizona)
1925
Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Agua Fria River on UP RR
Open to traffic

UP - Alameda Creek Bridge (East) (Alameda County, California)
Deck plate girder bridge over Alameda Creek on UP RR
Open to traffic

UP - Altamont Pass Road Overpass (Alameda County, California)
Built 1907
Warren through truss railroad bridge over Altamont Pass Road and frmr SP
Open to traffic