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Crane-Venator Road Bridge

Photos 

Elevation Of South Side

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #138272

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Kingpost through truss bridge over South Fork Malheur River on Crane-Venator Road
Location
Harney County, Oregon
Status
Replaced by a pre-cast concrete girder bridge in 1996
History
Built in 1964
Design
Very rare example of a timber king post truss bridge in Oregon.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 64.0 ft.
Deck width: 21.8 ft.
Also called
South Fork Malheur River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.40838, -118.28315   (decimal degrees)
43°24'30" N, 118°16'59" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/396107/4806965 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Dunnean
Inventory number
BH 36955 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • October 21, 2008: New photo from Michael Goff
  • October 8, 2008: Updated by Michael Goff: Updated status
  • July 28, 2008: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER OR-88 - South Fork Malheur River Bridge, Crane vicinity, Harney County, OR