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Islais Creek Bridge (Old)

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Islais Creek Bridge (Old)

California Drawbridges (Bernard C.Winn)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #286067

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Description 

This Strauss Heel trunnion bascule bridge is similar to the bridge near by 3rd street bridge crossing the China Basin (Mission Creek) both bridges were constructed by the Strauss Bascule Bridge Company.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Baltimore through truss bridge over Islais Creek on Third Street/Kentucky Street
Location
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1915 ; replaced in 1945
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Railroads
- Market Street Railway
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Streetcar
Design
Baltimore through truss bascule
Dimensions
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.74752, -122.38725   (decimal degrees)
37°44'51" N, 122°23'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/553982/4177978 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
San Francisco South
Inventory number
BH 61475 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 31, 2017: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • July 28, 2017: New photos from Luke
  • February 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 21, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke