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Tehama Lift Bridge

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Tehama Lift Bridge

California Drawbridges (Bernard C. Winn)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2016

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BH Photo #354309

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren through truss vertical lift over Sacramento River on Aramayo Way
Location
Tehama, Tehama County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1911; Replaced 1977
Builders
- Pacific Construction Co. of San Francisco, California
- Waddell & Harrington of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
167' Warren through truss vertical lift
4 128' Warren through trusses
1 80' Warren through truss
2 147' timber stringers
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 167.0 ft.
Total length: 1,053.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+40.02763, -122.11893   (decimal degrees)
40°01'39" N, 122°07'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/575178/4431195 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Los Molinos
Inventory number
BH 72406 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2016: Updated by Luke: Added builder, dimensions, & imagery
  • June 2, 2016: Added by Douglas Butler

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