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Spring hike to the Goat Canyon Trestle in Carrizo Gorge - 2010

by Administrator 1. May 2010 15:36
Spring hike to the Goat Canyon Trestle in Carrizo Gorge - 2010Tucked away in the southern end of the Anza Borrego Desert is an engineering marvel that, due to its' remoteness, has only been viewed by a relatively small number of people. The Goat Canyon Trestle was built in 1932 after an earthquake collapsed one of the tunnels of the Carrizo Gorge section of the San Diego Arizona Railroad. At two hundred feet tall and 750 feet long, it remains to this day the longest, tallest curved wooden trestle ever built in the United States. The sheer ruggedness of the mountainous terrain as well as the searing desert temperatures warranted the name "The Impossible Railroad". The preferred route is to park near Mo... [More]

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