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New Fork River Bridge

Photos 

View Looking North Toward South Web

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #120438

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Kingpost pony truss bridge over New Fork River on CR 136
Location
Sublette County, Wyoming
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1917; replaced 1989
Design
Two-span timber Kingpost pony truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 46.0 ft.
Total length: 92.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+42.74941, -109.72673   (decimal degrees)
42°44'58" N, 109°43'36" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/604203/4733774 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Boulder
Inventory number
BH 37114 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 12, 2011: Updated by J.P.: fixed location
  • August 9, 2008: Added by James Baughn

Sources 

  • James Baughn - webmaster [at] bridgehunter [dot] com
  • HAER WY-59 - Four Mile Bridge, Spanning Big Horn River on County Road No. 173, Thermopolis vicinity, Hot Springs County, WY
  • HAER WY-60 - New Fork River Bridge, County Road 136, Boulder vicinity, Sublette County, WY
  • J.P. - wildcatjon2000 [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

New Fork River Bridge
Posted March 12, 2011, by J.P.

I think this bridge might still exist, via the bypassed bridge just to the south west of the new bridge.