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Guffey Bridge

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Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #353407

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Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Snake River on Guffey Trail
Location
Owyhee County, Idaho, and Canyon County, Idaho
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1897, abandoned by railroad in 1948; saved from demolition in the 1970s; purchased & restored by Canyon County in 1989
Railroad
- Boise, Nampa & Owyhee Railroad (BN&O)
Design
Parker through truss
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978
Also called
BM&O - Guffey Bridge
BM&O - Snake River Bridge
Guffey Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.29850, -116.53012   (decimal degrees)
43°17'55" N, 116°31'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/538113/4794070 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Walters Butte
Inventory number
BH 43859 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 10, 2016: New photo from Luke
  • August 7, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info to history summary
  • April 21, 2010: New Street View added by J.P.
  • January 7, 2010: Added by Kim Harvey

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Guffey Railroad Bridge
Posted August 7, 2014, by ArtS (asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com)

Here is a picture of the bridge when new:

http://sfcompanion.blogspot.com/