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NWP - Healdsburg Bridge

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Healdsburg RR bridge

Looking North from East side of river

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in April 2008

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BH Photo #151255

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Subdivided Warren through truss bridge over Russian River on Northwestern Pacific Railroad
Location
Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California
Status
Closed
Future prospects
Planned to be reopened part of the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit route
History
Built 1921 to replace earlier timber bridge
Railroads
- Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
- Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit (SMART)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
One pin connected Pratt through truss and two Subdivided Warren Trusses with timber pile trestle approaches on each end
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 181.0 ft.
Total length: 375.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.60499, -122.86044   (decimal degrees)
38°36'18" N, 122°51'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/512151/4272952 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Healdsburg
Elevation
101 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 43819 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 11, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added categories "Pin-connected", "Riveted"
  • March 25, 2015: New Street View added by Luke
  • September 10, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • May 5, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Addded future prospects...
  • September 20, 2012: New photos from Jann Mayer
  • September 18, 2012: New photos from Jann Mayer
  • October 30, 2010: New photo from Craig Philpott
  • March 22, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: refined design description
  • December 31, 2009: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Jann Mayer - jannmayer [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com

Comments 

Healdsburg Railroad Bridge
Posted September 18, 2012, by Jann Mayer

I'm not sure about the 1901 date. One of the two short spans has a "1921" plate.