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Walter's Ferry Bridge

Photos 

Walter's Ferry and memory of an old steamer ship

Photo taken by Craig Philpott in August 2017

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #400272

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over Snake River on Abandoned ID-45
Location
Owyhee County, Idaho, and Canyon County, Idaho
Status
Intact but closed to all traffic
History
Built 1921, Bypassed 1972
Builder
- Security Bridge Co. of Billings, Montana
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with alternating verticals
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 140.0 ft.
Total length: 560.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.34123, -116.60162   (decimal degrees)
43°20'28" N, 116°36'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/532290/4798785 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Walters Butte
Inventory number
BH 51856 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 21, 2018: New photos from Leslie R Trick
  • August 20, 2017: Updated by Luke: Added builder
  • August 20, 2017: Updated by Craig Philpott: updated status added photos
  • March 24, 2012: Added by Mike Goff

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Western Highways Builder - Book
  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com