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Webster Street Drawbridge (1871)

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Webster Street Bridge

Replaced

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2013

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BH Photo #291083

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Oakland Harbor on Webster Street
Location
Oakland, Alameda County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1871; Replaced 1898
Railroad
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.79210, -122.27546   (decimal degrees)
37°47'32" N, 122°16'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/563792/4182995 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Oakland West
Inventory number
BH 62465 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 30, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 28, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added categories "Navigable waterway", "Relocated", "Pin-connected", "Double-barreled"
  • August 13, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • August 13, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Webster Street Drawbridge (1871)
Posted April 30, 2018, by Anonymous

Postcard is of the 1898 one.