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Weidemeyer Bridge

Photos 

64 Foot Truss - Oblique View Of The 64 Foot Pony Truss Showing Its General Configuration. The 80 Foot Pony Trusses Are Similar.

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #196260

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Thomes Creek on Rawson Road
Location
Tehama County, California
Status
Replaced by a concrete beam bridge in 2004
History
Built 1900; rehabilitated 1979
Builders
- Pacific Construction Co. of San Francisco, California
- William F. Luning of Red Bluff, California
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.1 ft.
Total length: 673.9 ft.
Deck width: 17.7 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 16.7 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Rawson Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.97694, -122.22583   (decimal degrees)
39°58'37" N, 122°13'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/566105/4425485 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Corning
Inventory numbers
CA 8C-47 (California bridge number)
CA 08C-47 (California bridge number)
BH 11683 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 7, 2019: Updated by Erik Hoffman: Added category "Pier Bents"
  • March 28, 2011: New photos from Michael Goff
  • December 16, 2010: New Street View added by Kevin Pope
  • February 12, 2009: Updated by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER CA-136 - Weidemeyer Bridge
  • Kevin Pope