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Sierra Railway - Stanislaus River Bridge

Photo 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923; Courtesy of the Calaveras Historical Society

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BH Photo #486387

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt deck truss bridge over Stanislaus River on Sierra Railway
Location
Melones, Calaveras County, California, and Tuolumne County, California
Status
Removed
History
Line completed 1902; Line closed 1936
Builder
- William Hamilton Newell (Railroad Engineer)
Railroad
- Sierra Railway (1897-1936)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.01033, -120.48695   (decimal degrees)
38°00'37" N, 120°29'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/720624/4209941 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Columbia
Inventory number
BH 69853 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 30, 2020: New photo from Luke
  • November 1, 2015: Added by Luke