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SN - Winchester Lake Bridge

Photo 

California Drawbridges (Bernard C. Winn)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in June 2016

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BH Photo #354312

Map 

Description 

This bridge is a bascule bridge of a unusual draw type in the early era.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Bridge over Winchester Lake/Tule Slough on Sacramento Northern Railway
Location
Yolo County, California
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1927
Railroads
- Interurban
- Sacramento Northern Railway (SN)
Also called
Oxford bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.43286, -121.54788   (decimal degrees)
38°25'58" N, 121°32'52" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/626742/4254841 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 72408 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bascule (1,024)
Built 1927 (729)
Built during 1920s (8,751)
California (2,307)
Interurban (781)
Lost (18,649)
Movable (2,704)
Railroad (13,078)
Sacramento Northern Railway (32)
Yolo County, California (41)

Update Log 

  • June 2, 2016: Updated by Luke: Correct GPS location to Winchester Lake, Changed county to Yolo County
  • June 2, 2016: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke