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Harper's Bridge

Photos 

Lost Harper's Bridge

View of bridge remnants from the north

Photo taken by David Jones in March 2016

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BH Photo #370093

Map 

Description 

A simple bridge with a very complex history, especially in it's latter years.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber Stringer Bridge over Clark Fork River
Location
Missoula County, Montana
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1943; Removed sometime after partial collapse in 1993.
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.93154, -114.20898   (decimal degrees)
46°55'54" N, 114°12'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/712454/5201338 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Primrose
Inventory number
BH 51876 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,708)
Built 1943 (122)
Built during 1940s (4,093)
Lost (24,713)
Missoula County, Montana (42)
Montana (802)
Owned by county (20,781)
Timber stringer (4,014)

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2019: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added type and other stuff
  • October 24, 2019: New photo from Melissa Brand-Welch
  • November 13, 2016: New photos from David Jones
  • March 25, 2012: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • David Jones - david2jpix [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Melissa Brand-Welch - melissabrandwelch [at] msn [dot] com
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com