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Hotchkiss Bridge

Photos 

Overall View Of Bridge, Showing Southeast Portal, Looking North From County Road 3400

HAER photos taken March 1987 by David Grover

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #127249

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss bridge over the North Fork Gunnison River on CR 3400 in Hotchkiss
Location
Delta County, Colorado
Status
Replaced by modern bridge
History
Built 1911 by the Pueblo Bridge Co.; replaced 1988
Builder
- Pueblo Bridge Co. of Pueblo, Colorado
Design
Pin-connected, 8-panel Camelback Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.6 ft.
Total length: 151.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 12.6 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.79163, -107.72593   (decimal degrees)
38°47'30" N, 107°43'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/263247/4297184 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hotchkiss
Inventory numbers
NRHP 85000199 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
CO DEL3400R-0.5-49A (Colorado off-system bridge number)
BH 11825 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2008: New photos from James Baughn
  • June 19, 2005: Posted new photos

Sources 

  • HAER CO-40 - Hotchkiss Bridge
  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com