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Sheep Bridge

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Sheep Bridge

replacement bridge

Photo taken by AndrewHome

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension bridge over Verde River on pedestrian pathway
Location
Yavapai County, Arizona
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Original Sheep Bridge built in 1944, closed and demolished in 1987; US Forest Service built replica in 1989
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 568.0 ft.
Total length: 691.0 ft.
Deck width: 4.0 ft.
Also called
Red Point Sheep Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.07765, -111.70748   (decimal degrees)
34°04'40" N, 111°42'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/434725/3770991 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Chalk Mountain
Inventory numbers
NRHP 78000569 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 63648 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 7, 2021: Updated by Geoff Hubbs: Added history & original builders
  • October 18, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • October 17, 2014: Added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

Sources 

  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Geoff Hubbs