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Sprowl Creek Road Bridge

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Moody Bridge

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Description 

Moody Bridge is one of four remaining Parker, pin-connected through truss steel bridges in California. It embodies the distinctive characteristics of a type, period, and method of construction. The bridge was designed by R.L. Thomas for Humboldt County.

-- Historic American Engineering Record

Facts 

Overview
Lost Parker through truss bridge over South Fork Eel River on Sprowl Creek Road
Location
Humboldt County, California
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Replaced 1982
Builder
- R. L. Thomas (Designer)
Design
Parker pin connected through truss steel bridge
Also called
Moody Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.09083, -123.79889   (decimal degrees)
40°05'27" N, 123°47'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/431897/4438144 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Garberville
Inventory number
BH 44783 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2010: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • April 5, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • HAER CA-4 - Moody Bridge, Spanning South Fork Eel River, Garberville, Humboldt County, CA