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M Street Bridge

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Pre-Construction Photograph, Looking West-Northwest Along M Street In Sacramento Toward M Street Bridge, Built In 1911 By The Northern Electric Railway, Which Will Be Replaced By Tower Bridge, Mid-1934

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Sacramento River on M Street
Location
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, and Yolo County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911, Replaced 1934
Railroads
- Interurban
- Northern Electric Railway (NE)
- Oakland, Antioch & Eastern Railway (OA&E)
- Sacramento Northern Railway (SN)
Design
Through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 400.0 ft.
Total length: 650.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.58000, -121.50669   (decimal degrees)
38°34'48" N, 121°30'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/630072/4271227 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 62715 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2017: New photo from Brian Smith
  • May 8, 2015: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • May 7, 2015: HAER photos posted by Luke
  • August 29, 2014: Added by Luke

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Bay Area Railfan - Image
  • HAER CA-73 - Sacramento River Bridge, Spanning Sacramento River at CA State Highway 275, Sacramento, Sacramento County, CA
  • Douglas Butler
  • Brian Smith - casigns28 [at] outlook [dot] com

Comments 

M Street Bridge
Posted January 24, 2016, by Donald Schmitt (dschmitt911 [at] aol [dot] com)

The description is incorrect for the M Street Bridge. It is for the Tower Bridge which replaced it