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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
Angeles National Forest, Los Angeles County, California
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1950
Builder
- US 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.