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Nelson Creek Bridge

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Nelson Creek Bridge

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2010

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BH Photo #173993

Map 

Description 

Pratt Through truss bridge with wood deck.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Nelson Creek on Old Quincy La Porte Road
Location
Plumas County, California
Status
Open to pedestrians
Future prospects
Preserved in place
History
Built 1890
Design
Steel pin connected Pratt through truss bridge, wood deck.
Dimensions
Span length: 148.0 ft.
Total length: 148.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.83961, -120.85097   (decimal degrees)
39°50'23" N, 120°51'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/683876/4412165 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Blue Nose Mountain
Elevation
3982 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 45969 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • September 23, 2011: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • August 24, 2010: Added by Craig Philpott

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