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UP - Portland Bridge

Photos 

Overview

Photos taken June 2007 by James Baughn

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BH Photo #109178

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over the Arkansas River on the Union Pacific Railroad at the Holcim Plant in Portland
Location
Portland, Fremont County, Colorado
Status
Open to traffic
History
Virginia Bridge & Iron Company in 1919
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad (DRGW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Warren through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.38870, -105.01608   (decimal degrees)
38°23'19" N, 105°00'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/498595/4248943 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Florence
Inventory number
BH 11883 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2022: New photos from Bambi Sharkoman
  • November 16, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • September 27, 2007: Posted new photos

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