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Union Pacific Railroad Bridge, Spanning Santa Anna River, west of Riverside, Riverside, Riverside County, CA

Union Pacific Railroad Bridge, Spanning Santa Anna River, west of Riverside, Riverside, Riverside County, CA

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Summary

Significance: The Union Pacific Railroad Bridge was part of an overall plan initiated by Senator William Andrews Clark to connect the rail centers of Salt Lake City and Los Angeles, thereby creating a route of strategic importance for the shipping and transportation of materials. The Bridge was also, at one time, the largest concrete bridge on earth.
Survey number: HAER CA-123
Building/structure dates: 1904 Initial Construction

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
E.B. & A.L. Stone Company
Clark, William Andrews
San Pedro, Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad Company
Madrid, Chris, transmitter
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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