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Burleigh Murray Ranch State Park Bridge

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Burleigh Murray Ranch St Park

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2014

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BH Photo #282446

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Description 

Derelict stone arch, abandoned in place within state park.

Facts 

Overview
Stone arch bridge over Mills Creek
Location
San Mateo County, California
Status
Abandoned in place, completely overgrown with brush
History
Built 1894, replacing a washed-out bridge of the same type
Builder
- Guiseppi Martini
Design
Stone arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 10.0 ft.
Total length: 30.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Mills Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+37.45472, -122.38901   (decimal degrees)
37°27'17" N, 122°23'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/554038/4145492 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Half Moon Bay
Inventory number
BH 60666 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2014: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected location added photos
  • April 14, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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Burleigh Murray Ranch State Park Bridge
Posted April 20, 2014, by Craig Philpott (cphilpott [at] puc [dot] edu)

Bridge completely abandoned and invisible from 50 feet away. Completely overgrown with berry vine and poison oak shrubbery.