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Folsom Bridges over the American River 1866

The Folsom suspension bridge on left and the railroad bridge on right over the American River at Folsom.

Photo uploaded by Mike Lynch in June 2013

License: Public domain: Released by author

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BH Photo #256370

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Overview
Lost Wire suspension bridge over American River in Folsom
Location
Folsom, Sacramento County, California
Status
Collapsed
History
Built 1862 to replace an earlier suspension bridge, collasped in 1892
Design
Wire suspension
Also called
Folsom Suspension Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68229, -121.17572   (decimal degrees)
38°40'56" N, 121°10'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/658677/4283099 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Folsom
Inventory number
BH 37309 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 17, 2013: New photos from Mike Lynch
  • August 25, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

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