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Four Mile Bridge

Photos 

Overall View From Country Road 371. View To Southwest

HAER photos taken Jan. 1986 by David Grover

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #126858

Map 

Street View 

Facts 

Overview
Lost bedstead truss bridge over Arkansas River on CR 371 north of Buena Vista
Location
Chaffee County, Colorado
Status
Replaced by modern bridge
History
Built 1909 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.; replaced 1987
Builder
- Pueblo Bridge Co. of Pueblo, Colorado
Design
Riveted, 3-panel bedstead truss with timber diagonal supports underneath
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 50.0 ft.
Total length: 51.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.86596, -106.13871   (decimal degrees)
38°51'57" N, 106°08'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/401210/4302518 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buena Vista West
Land survey
T. 14 S., R. 78 W., Sec. 5
Inventory numbers
CO CHA371-01.70 (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 11787 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 30, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • June 19, 2005: Posted new photos

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