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Washington Street Bridge

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Petaluma River Bridge

California Drawbridges (Bernard C. Winn)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #292587

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Description 

Relocated to South America this double leaf bascule bridge opened for ship and barge traffic.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck girder bridge over Petaluma River on Washington Street
Location
Petaluma, Sonoma County, California
Status
This bascule double leaf bridge was relocated to South America
History
Built 1914
Builder
- Strauss Bascule Bridge Co. of Chicago, Illinois
Design
Deck girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.23571, -122.63987   (decimal degrees)
38°14'09" N, 122°38'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/531517/4232029 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Petaluma
Inventory number
BH 62702 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 21, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Petaluma River"
  • August 28, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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