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SF&NV - Steamboat Slough Swing Bridge

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Steamboat Slough

Pilings remaining from original bridge

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in June 2013

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BH Photo #257384

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Description 

Only the pilings of this swing bridge remain.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Steamboat Slough on San Francisco and Napa Railroad/Southern Pacific Railroad
Location
Sonoma County, California
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1905 by the San Francisco and Napa Valley RR (later Southern Pacific), abandoned 1933, destroyed by fire in mid 1950s
Railroads
- Interurban
- San Francisco & Napa Valley Railroad (SF&NV)
- San Francisco, Napa & Calistoga Railway (SFN&C)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
Wooden through truss swing bridge
Dimensions
Span length: 180.0 ft.
Total length: 180.0 ft.
Also called
SFN&C - Steamboat Slough Swing Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.21302, -122.42616   (decimal degrees)
38°12'47" N, 122°25'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/550236/4229605 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Sears Point
Elevation
5 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 55129 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 23, 2013: New photos from Craig Philpott
  • January 4, 2013: Added by Jann Mayer

Sources 

  • Jann Mayer - jannmayer [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com