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MacKerricher Log Bridge

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MacKerricher Log Bridge

Looking West

Photo taken by Craig Philpott

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BH Photo #176433

Map 

Description 

Whole log rail bridge consisting of four primary log timbers cross decked with square cut decking.

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over MacKerricher park road on Abandoned logging railroad/road
Location
Mendocino County, California
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built in 1916 as logging railroad, converted in 1949 to log truck road, closed to commercial traffic in 1970's.
Builder
- Union Lumber Co.
Design
Whole log timber bridge. Primary timbers consist of whole log timbers milled flat on two sides only.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 16.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Also called
Cleone haul road bridge
Cleone Railroad bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.48888, -123.79750   (decimal degrees)
39°29'20" N, 123°47'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/431420/4371333 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Fort Bragg
Elevation
30 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 46076 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 2, 2017: New photos from John Bernhisel
  • September 6, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Bernhisel - Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com