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Sanders Bridge

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Overview

The Old Claymine Road Bridge used to be apart of a very old alignment (pre-1937) of Route 66.

Photo taken by James McCray in July 2009

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BH Photo #143804

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt pony truss bridge over Puerco River on on an abandoned section of Claymine Road (former US 66) in Sanders
Location
Sanders, Apache County, Arizona
Status
Mounds of sand keep bridge closed to automobiles but open to pedestrians
History
1923
Builder
- Monarch Engineering Co. of Denver, Colorado
Design
steel rigid-connected Pratt pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 190.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.8 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 30, 1988
Also called
Old Route 66 Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.21294, -109.33033   (decimal degrees)
35°12'47" N, 109°19'49" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/651971/3897934 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sanders
Inventory numbers
NRHP 88001618 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
AZ 3074 (Arizona bridge number)
BH 43081 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • March 2, 2010: New photos from J.P.
  • September 5, 2009: Updated by James McCray: Updated various bridge data.
  • July 30, 2009: New photo from James Norwood
  • July 30, 2009: Updated by James McCray: added NHRP info
  • July 28, 2009: Added by James McCray

Sources 

  • James McCray - jamesinslocomb [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • James Norwood
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com