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First Avenue Bridge (1911)

Photo 

First Avenue Bridge (Older)

Photo from San Diego Archives

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

View this photo at sduptownnews.com

BH Photo #466263

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Maple Canyon on First Avenue
Location
San Diego, San Diego County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911
Railroads
- Interurban
- San Diego Electric Railway (SDERy)
- Streetcar
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 463.0 ft.
Also called
Peoples Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+32.73520, -117.16392   (decimal degrees)
32°44'07" N, 117°09'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/484642/3621943 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88283 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 19, 2020: Updated by Luke: Added railroad info
  • February 19, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke