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China Basin Bridge (Old)

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China Basin Bridge (Old)

California Drawbridges (Bernard C. Winn)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #286065

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Description 

A bascule bridge is a Page type designed by John W Page he worked with Shnable and Strauss on Trunnion bascule bridges, few of the types were constructed.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truss bridge over China Basin/ Mission Creek on Third Street
Location
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1904/1905 replaced in 1933
Builders
- Joseph Strauss
- Page & Schnable of Chicago, Illinois
Railroad
- Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway (ATSF)
Design
Truss bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.77688, -122.39030   (decimal degrees)
37°46'37" N, 122°23'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/553691/4181235 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Francisco North
Inventory number
BH 61474 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 28, 2017: New photo from Luke
  • February 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 21, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke