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Hot Springs Bridge

Photos 

View Of Upstream Side Of Bridge, Looking Northeast

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #118430

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt pony truss bridge over Bruneau River on Hot Springs Road
Location
Owyhee County, Idaho
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1910 by J.H. Forbes & Co.; replaced 1989
Builders
- Hennepin Bridge Co. of Minneapolis, Minnesota
- J.H. Forbes & Co. of Caldwell, Idaho
Design
Two pin-connected, 4-panel Pratt pony trusses
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 60.0 ft.
Total length: 120.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.79167, -115.71889   (decimal degrees)
42°47'30" N, 115°43'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/604774/4738476 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Hot Springs
Inventory number
BH 36937 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 26, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • HAER ID-12 - Hot Springs Bridge, Spanning Bruneau River, Hot Springs Road, Bruneau vicinity, Owyhee County, ID

Comments 

Hot Springs Bridge
Posted March 26, 2013, by Dale Gray (dalegray [at] mindspring [dot] com)

This bridge was lost in 1989. The plaque that is shown in one of the photos was recovered and was archived at the Owyhee County Museum in Murphy.