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Chantry Flats Road Bridge

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Southward View

Photo taken by David Kimbrough in January 2011

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BH Photo #192855

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Baily truss bridge over Big Santa Anita Creek on Chantry Flats Road
Location
Los Angeles County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1950
Builder
- U.S. Forest Service of Washington, D.C.
Design
Single-Story Bailey Pony Truss
Dimensions
Total length: 50.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+34.20008, -118.01992   (decimal degrees)
34°12'00" N, 118°01'12" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/406031/3784810 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Wilson
Elevation
1800 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 47848 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Bridge is a bailey truss, not a howe
  • February 1, 2011: Updated by David Kimbrough: Corrected Bridge Design
  • January 27, 2011: Added by David Kimbrough

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Comments 

Chantry Flats Road over Big Santa Anita Creek
Posted February 1, 2011, by David Kimbrough (kimbrough-photo [at] charter [dot] net)

Well, it certainly could be, especially since it was built by the NFS, they could have been inclined to use a military prefabricated design.

Chantry Flats Road over Big Santa Anita Creek
Posted January 27, 2011, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This looks like a "single truss single story" Bailey truss to me. As a 1950 example, this bridge should be considered historically significant.