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Blackpoint Bridge

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Blackpoint Bridge

California Drawbridges (Bernard C. Winn)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in March 2013

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BH Photo #284296

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Description 

This bridge was built by the Strauss Engineering Co this bridge was operated by two equal towers.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Petaluma Creek on CA 37
Location
Black Point-Green Point, Marin County, California, and Sonoma County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1917; Replaced 1958
Builders
- California Highway Commission
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Baltimore through truss bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.11563, -122.50512   (decimal degrees)
38°06'56" N, 122°30'18" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/543380/4218759 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Novato
Inventory number
BH 61081 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 1, 2016: New photo from Dave King
  • February 1, 2016: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • May 27, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Dave King - DKinghawkfan [at] hotmail [dot] com