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Cook Road Bridge

Photos 

Contextual View Of Bridge In Setting, From Downstream, View To North Along Dry Creek

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #224906

Map 

Description 

The Dry Creek Bridge on Cook Road is the oldest known unmodified metal truss bridge in California erected by the San Francisco Bridge Company. This Pratt through truss bridge was determined eligible for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Place under Criterion C at the local level of significance.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Dry Creek on Cook Road
Location
Amador County, California
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1895, Replaced Ca. 1995
Builder
- San Francisco Bridge Co. of San Francisco, California (Contractor)
Design
Pin-connected Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 126.0 ft.
Total length: 146.4 ft.
Deck width: 17.9 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.9 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.32667, -120.99167   (decimal degrees)
38°19'36" N, 120°59'30" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/675549/4243968 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ione
Inventory number
BH 51222 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2012: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER CA-172 - Dry Creek Bridge, Spanning Dry Creek at Cook Road, Ione, Amador County, CA

Comments 

Cook Road Bridge
Posted January 28, 2016, by Dave King (DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com)
Cook Road Bridge
Posted January 28, 2016, by Dave King (DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com)

According to this: http://www.bridgeofweek.com/2013/04/amador-county-california... this bridge was moved. Here's the page to the bridge they believe it is:

http://bridgehunter.com/ca/amador/bh69935/