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Colorado Midland - Hop Gulch Trestle

Photos 

Overview

Photo taken by James Baughn

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BH Photo #101373

Facts 

Overview
Lost railroad trestle over Hop Gulch just northeast of Buena Vista
Location
Chaffee County, Colorado
Status
Structure removed except for stone piers and a few scattered wooden beams
History
Built 1887 by the Colorado Midland Railroad
Railroad
- Colorado Midland Railroad (CM)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 330.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.85822, -106.13085   (decimal degrees)
38°51'30" N, 106°07'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/401881/4301650 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buena Vista West
Inventory number
BH 11789 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 4, 2021: New photo from Luke

Sources 

  • Luke

Comments 

Hop Gulch Trestle
Posted November 4, 2021, by john szalay (john [dot] szalay [at] att [dot] net)

vintage image of the Hop Gulch trestle