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Alaska - Susitna River Bridge

Photos 

Engineering Record Volume 87

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #338691

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Susitna River on Alaska Railroad
Location
Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska
Status
Open
History
Completed Feb. 1921 by the American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroad
- Alaska Railroad (ARR)
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 503.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 15, 1977
Approximate latitude, longitude
+62.76812, -149.69371   (decimal degrees)
62°46'05" N, 149°41'37" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
6/362505/6962628 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory numbers
NRHP 77000227 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 60222 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • October 4, 2015: Updated by Luke: Imagery
  • August 4, 2015: Updated by Luke: Corrected stream name via forum comment.
  • December 17, 2014: Updated by Dave King: Added category "A-frame portal" & added link to photo
  • March 11, 2014: Updated by Steve Conro: Added category "Alaska Railroad"

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Comments 

Alaska - Sustina River Bridge
Posted August 4, 2015, by Erik D Hilsinger (erik [dot] hilsinger [at] alaska [dot] gov)

Susitna, not Sustina. Love the site.