Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Canyon Diablo RR Bridges

(no Bridge Hunter, Satellite, you can see the arch in the shadow)
Public Domain from wpclipart
Jeerry Jackson posted two photos with the comment: "Canyon Diablo, yesterday 2.23.17."
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Update:
Arthur Robinson commented on a posting
Photo of 1882 bridge from U.S. Geological Survey
Steven J. Brown posted
BNSF SD70MAC 9650 (built 1995) provides relief from the parade of orange at Canyon Diablo, Arizona - January 18, 2019.
Steven J. Brown posted
BNSF ES44C4 8111 leads across the bridge at Canyon Diablo, Arizona - January 18, 2019.

Francis Otterbein posted three photos with the comment:
Canyon Diablo Bridge (Now and Then)
Canyon Diablo, also known as the “Devil’s Canyon”, is located on a Navajo Reservation in north central Arizona. The town of Diablo Canyon used to exist where the BNSF Railway now spans the deep canyon west of Winslow, Arizona
The town of Canyon Diablo was very short lived with a very dark and seedy history. The town sprang up as a railroad work camp on the west side of the canyon in 1882.

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Steven J. Brown posted
Canyon Diablo, Arizona - April 25, 2003. I looked up the history of the consist so here goes: 7314 SD40-2 (built 1968 as CN SD40 5058 now Farmers Coop 6974), 8005 SD40-2 (built 1977 as BN 8005 last seen stored in Barstow), 6302 SD40u (built 1966 as ATSF SD40 1702 last seen in pieces at NRE - Mt Vernon, IL), 6468 SD45-2 (built 1973 as ATSF 5682 now BNSF SD40-2R 1572), 1062 C44-9W built 1996.
Ginger Dawgg Is there still that horribly rough access road into that place? I visited there in 1978.
Steven J. Brown Yup








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