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Dry Channel Bridge

Photos 

View Looking Southeast, 3/4 Elevation

Photo taken for the Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #223607

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Clark Fork on Pedestrian Traffic
Location
Thompson Falls, Sanders County, Montana
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1911
Builder
- O.E. Peppard of Missoula, Montana
Design
Pinned Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 377.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.59348, -115.35374   (decimal degrees)
47°35'37" N, 115°21'13" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/623763/5272432 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Thompson Falls
Elevation
2410 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 51022 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 24, 2012: Updated by Craig Philpott: corrected details
  • January 20, 2012: Updated by J.P.: Added categories "HAER documented", "Pin-connected"

Sources 

  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • HAER MT-29 - Dry Channel Bridge, Spanning Clark Fork, Thompson Falls, Sanders County, MT
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com