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UP - Colorado River Bridge

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UPRR Colorado River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2009

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BH Photo #144809

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Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Colorado River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Colorado County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1910 by the Virginia Bridge & Iron Co.
Builder
- Virginia Bridge & Iron Co. of Roanoke, Virginia [also known as Virginia Bridge Co.]
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Texas & New Orleans Railroad (TNO)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Subdivided Warren polygonal through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.58053, -96.41782   (decimal degrees)
29°34'50" N, 96°25'04" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
14/750129/3275089 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Altair
Inventory number
BH 43198 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 21, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Southern Pacific Railroad", "Texas & New Orleans Railroad"
  • July 16, 2012: Updated by Daniel Hopkins: Added category "Railroad"
  • July 15, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • August 10, 2009: Added by C Hanchey

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