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Mormon Island Bridge

Photo 

circa 1909

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BH Photo #439963

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over South Fork American River on Road
Location
Mormon Island, Sacramento County, California, and El Dorado County, California
Status
Inundated
History
Built 1908; Inundated ca. 1955
Builder
- Darby Laydon & Co. of San Francisco, California
Design
Parker through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.70722, -121.13333   (decimal degrees)
38°42'26" N, 121°07'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/662308/4285941 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 83860 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2018: Updated by Luke: Adjusted GPS per historicaerials; Added build date+builder & corrected loss date
  • December 27, 2018: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein

Comments 

Mormon Island Bridge
Posted December 28, 2018, by Luke

Dana, that one is in El Dorado county.

Mormon Island Bridge
Posted December 28, 2018, by Dana and Kay Klein

Thanks for adding info. Believe there to be a 1925 concrete Arch bridge still under water North of there. Was told once it popped out of water a few years back.

Mormon Island Bridge
Posted December 27, 2018, by Luke

Nice find, Dana.