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New Hope Landing Bridge

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Mokelumne River South Fork Bridge

Removed California Drawbridges (Bernard C. Winn)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #289542

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Description 

In 1905 this bridge was build replacing a trough truss swing bridge. This bridge utilized the center pier and some of the trusses of the old bridge. It was manually operated and opened quite often till about 1935 on. In 1960 it was replaced by a removable span bridge.

source "California Drawbridges" Bernard C. Winn

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over South Fork Mokelumne River on Walnut Grove Road
Location
New Hope Landing, San Joaquin County, California
Status
No longer exists
History
Replaced 1960
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.22564, -121.49126   (decimal degrees)
38°13'32" N, 121°29'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/632059/4231926 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Thornton
Inventory number
BH 62055 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

California (2,152)
Lost (19,741)
Lost 1960 (35)
Lost during 1960s (443)
Movable (2,738)
New Hope Landing, California (1)
Owned by state (14,176)
Pratt through truss (4,704)
Pratt truss (8,179)
San Joaquin County, California (52)
Swing (1,291)
Through truss (13,179)
Truss (29,878)

Update Log 

  • May 18, 2018: Updated by Leslie R trick: Added info to description
  • February 1, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • July 28, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com