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BNSF/UP Junction Bridge

Street View 

Description 

formerly Rock Island NE to SW and Fort Worth and Denver City NW to SE

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Denrock Avenue on Burlington Northern / St Louis and Southwestern Railway
Location
Dalhart, Dallam County, Texas
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1939
Builders
- Julian Montgomery of Austin, Texas
- R.R. Tway, Inc. of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
- U.S. Bureau of Public Roads of Washington, D.C.
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad (CRIP (1866-1920); RI (1920-1975) ROCK (1975-1980))
- Chicago, Rock Island, & Gulf Railway (CRIG)
- Fort Worth & Denver Railway (FW&D)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- St. Louis Southwestern Railway (SSW)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 132.9 ft.
Also called
BN/SP Junction Bridge
BN/FWD Junction Bridge
FWD/RI Junction Bridge
FWD/CRIG Junction Bridge
BNSF/UP Junction Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.06576, -102.52321   (decimal degrees)
36°03'57" N, 102°31'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/723063/3994081 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dalhart West
Inventory numbers
TXNBI 040560004003006 (Texas bridge number on the National Bridge Inventory)
BH 68478 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 9, 2021: Updated by Dave King: Updated design type
  • June 24, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • July 12, 2015: New Street View added by John Scruggs

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