Rating:
2 votes

Rifle Bridge

Photos 

Side view

Photo taken by Thad Roan

BH Photo #101551

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Closed two-span through truss bridge over the Colorado River at Rifle
Location
Garfield County, Colorado
Status
Closed to all traffic
History
Built 1908
Design
Pennsylvania through truss
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 1985
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.52781, -107.78168   (decimal degrees)
39°31'40" N, 107°46'54" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/260911/4379046 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rifle
Inventory numbers
NRHP 85000213 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 11896 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1908 (617)
Built during 1900s (6,349)
Closed (2,443)
Colorado (600)
Colorado River (39)
Garfield County, Colorado (17)
Have street view (22,578)
NR-listed (2,841)
Pennsylvania truss (412)
Pin-connected (3,301)
Through truss (12,950)
Truss (29,552)

Update Log 

  • August 6, 2017: New photos from Steve Conro
  • June 20, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • June 19, 2017: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • April 19, 2010: Updated by Nathan Holth: Fixed GPS
  • June 23, 2005: Posted photos from Thad Roan

Sources 

Comments 

Rifle Bridge
Posted September 10, 2010, by JENNIFER G HENNES (jen777hen [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I'm writing my memiors and was looking for another bridge. I saw this one listed and clicked. I have many memories of this area and of this bridge. I wish I had photos but only memories.