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Swede Gulch Bridge

Photo 

Swede Gulch Bridge

Great Falls Tribune: April 26 1975

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BH Photo #472315

Description 

Salvaged span from a bridge over the Sun River at Simms in Cascade County.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Blackfoot River on Stone Campbell Drive
Location
Lewis and Clark County, Montana
Status
Open to authorized vehicles only
History
Built 1912 at Simms in Cascade County; Moved here in 1983.
Builder
- Midland Bridge Co. of Kansas City, Missouri
Design
7-panel, pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 127.0 ft.
Also called
Old Simms Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.95581, -112.58487   (decimal degrees)
46°57'21" N, 112°35'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/379410/5201472 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 89305 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 17, 2020: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • May 17, 2020: Added by Tony Dillon

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Sources 

  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com