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NWP - Van Duzen River Bridge

Photos 

Looking SE

Driving south. There is no good way to get a photo angle on this bridge. It seems so close and yet all accesses seems blocked by gates and fences and poison oak.

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in May 2010

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BH Photo #164929

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Van Duzen River on Eureka Southern Railroad
Location
Humboldt County, California
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1913
Railroads
- Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Three Pratt through trusses. Each truss is a six panel, pin connected design.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 144.0 ft.
Total length: 472.0 ft.
Deck width: 19.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.53725, -124.14670   (decimal degrees)
40°32'14" N, 124°08'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/402888/4488021 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fortuna
Elevation
71 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45093 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 15, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Van Duzen River"
  • June 10, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • September 10, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • May 10, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added dimensions and photos
  • April 29, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com