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Hospital Bridge

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Hospital Bridge

Built 1910, now pedestrian only use.

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in May 2017

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BH Photo #389653

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Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Downie River on Former Upper Main Street
Location
Downieville, Sierra County, California
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1910 by Western Bridge and Construction Company; bypassed 1986
Builder
- Western Bridge & Construction Co. of Omaha, Nebraska
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 10, 2012
Also called
Downieville Steel Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.56979, -120.82224   (decimal degrees)
39°34'11" N, 120°49'20" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/687062/4382275 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Downieville
Inventory numbers
NRHP 12000400 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 52754 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2017: Updated by Dave King: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Wooden deck", "A-frame portal", "Lattice Railing"
  • May 8, 2017: Updated by Craig Philpott: uploaded photos
  • June 26, 2012: Added by K. A. Erickson

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Comments 

Hospital Bridge
Posted June 26, 2012, by K. A. Erickson

This is but one of a quartet of bridges in the greater Downieville area that are working their way through the NRHP system.

It's tentative listing number is 12000400

Others:

Durgan Bridge - 12000398

Hansen Bridge - 12000399

Jersey Bridge - 12000401