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Sacramento River Suspension Bridge

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Sacramento River Suspension Bridge

Photo from River Dancers

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

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BH Photo #465996

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension bridge over Sacramento River
Location
Shasta County, California
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1933 by Civilian Conservation Corps
Builder
- Civilian Conservation Corps
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Dimensions
Total length: 160.0 ft.
Also called
Sims Pedestrian Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.06341, -122.36005   (decimal degrees)
41°03'48" N, 122°21'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/553769/4545993 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tombstone Mountain
Inventory number
BH 72489 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 15, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • December 17, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Wire/cable Suspension"
  • June 12, 2016: Added by Christopher Finigan

Sources 

  • Christopher Finigan
  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Sacramento River Suspension Bridge
Posted July 22, 2019, by Daniel

https://livingnewdeal.org/projects/upper-sacramento-river-si... and I just found that, with photos and a statement that it was to provide fire access.

Sacramento River Suspension Bridge
Posted July 22, 2019, by Daniel

https://binged.it/2SxwzpP Bing has a street view of it, both portal and (limited) from the side. I suspect that it was originally a road bridge, as it's significantly wider than most pedestrian bridges. The SE end of the concrete bridge is marked 1974 so I suspect that's when it was replaced.