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Salmon River Covered Bridge 05-47-01

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Salmon River Covered Bridge

Salmon River Covered Bridge - Built 1924 - 82 Ft. long- 2 mi. E. of Sawyer's Bar, California From: Peter Palmquist collection of Humboldt County, Californi

Photo submitted by Craig Philpott

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe covered through truss Bridge over North Fork Salmon River on road
Location
Siskiyou County, California
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1924 Collapsed December 1964
Design
Wooden Howe covered bridge
Dimensions
Total length: 82.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Sawyer's Bar Covered Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.29886, -123.08097   (decimal degrees)
41°17'56" N, 123°04'51" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/493221/4571937 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tanners Peak
Inventory numbers
WGCB CA/05-47-01x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 67619 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1924 (688)
Built during 1920s (9,435)
California (2,277)
Collapsed (303)
Covered (1,522)
Howe through truss (419)
Howe truss (514)
Lost (21,665)
Lost 1964 (62)
Lost during 1960s (585)
Siskiyou County, California (44)
Through truss (13,905)
Total length 75-100 feet (6,341)
Truss (31,052)

Update Log 

  • May 16, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added info from Lost Bridges
  • May 16, 2015: Added by Craig Philpott

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Salmon River Covered Bridge 05-47-01
Posted March 25, 2017, by Christopher Finigan

It's likely the bridge was destroyed by the Christmas Flood of 1964.