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Red Bank Creek Bridge

Photos 

Rawson Road Bridge

8. Centerline view of northwest portal beyond approach spans, view to southeast. HAER CAL,52-REBLU.V,2-8

Photo taken by Ed Andersen, HAER in 1995

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #133295

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Red Bank Creek on Rawson Road in Red Bluff
Location
Red Bluff, Tehama County, California
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1894, Rehab. 1978, Replaced 2001
Builder
- Pacific Bridge Co. of San Francisco, California
Design
The Pratt truss main span had five 20-foot panels, and the truss height was also 20-feet. The main support piers were concrete filled rivited iron pipe style. The approach spans were made up of 17 timber stringer spans.
(Information for HAER No. CA-171)
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 224.6 ft.
Deck width: 18.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 15.7 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.14000, -122.24000   (decimal degrees)
40°08'24" N, 122°14'24" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/564741/4443572 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Red Bluff East
Inventory number
BH 39862 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 16, 2010: New Street View added by Kevin Pope
  • February 12, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER - CA-171
  • Kevin Pope