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UP - Calcasieu River Bridge

Photos 

Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #283821

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss swing bridge over Calcasieu River on Union Pacific Railroad, Lafayette Subdivision
Location
Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Status
Open
History
Now with a fixed truss and a swing truss span, this bridge once had another fixed truss span.
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Swing through truss
Also called
SP - Calcasieu River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+30.23815, -93.24689   (decimal degrees)
30°14'17" N, 93°14'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/476245/3345200 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 55150 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 2, 2015: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • May 21, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 19, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Missouri Pacific Railroad", "Union Pacific Railroad"
  • May 19, 2014: Updated by Patrick Feller: Added categories "Railroad", "Navigable waterway"
  • January 7, 2013: Added by Jared Mixson

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Jared
  • Douglas Butler