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Walker Bridge

Photos 

Contextual View Of Walker Bridge With Approaches, Overlooking Highway 96 (In Foreground); Facing Southeast

SISKIYOU COUNTY LOCATION

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #138971

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Pennsylvania through truss bridge over American River on pedestrian trail in Folsom
Location
Folsom, Sacramento County, California
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built in 1893 to replace Ecklon Bridge, replaced by the Rainbow Bridge in 1917 and moved to Siskiyou County to cross Klamath River in the 1930s, relocated back to original site in 1998 and reopened April 2000
Design
Pinned Pennsylvania through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68256, -121.17521   (decimal degrees)
38°40'57" N, 121°10'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/658721/4283131 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Folsom
Inventory number
BH 37306 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 17, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Preserved"
  • July 3, 2011: Updated by Tony Dillon: Changed to Pennsylvania through truss
  • July 3, 2011: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • May 26, 2010: New Street View added by Joshua Collins
  • May 25, 2010: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • February 18, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: Corrected GPS data
  • April 22, 2009: New photos from Michael Goff
  • August 25, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

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Comments 

Walker Bridge
Posted July 9, 2013, by Nathan Holth (form3 [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This bridge got a brief appearance in a television commercial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFO9Xb2ArrI