USA California Sacramento River Carquinez Strait Railroad Bridge
The Bay Area

The bridge on the left is a double track railroad bridge crossing the Sacramento River and constructed in 1929. This bridge is over 5,600 feet long and consists of seven Warren through truss spans, one vertical lift span crossing the shipping channel and multiple Pratt truss deck trusses on the approach sections.

Copyright: Craig Philpott
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11968x5984
Taken: 21/04/2012
Uploaded: 22/04/2012
Updated: 28/03/2015


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