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Kaibab Trail Suspension bridge

Photos 

Kaibab Trail 2

http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/az0048.photos.008801p/

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BH Photo #226632

Street Views 

Video 

Crossing the Kaibab Suspension Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension bridge
Location
Coconino County, Arizona
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1928.
Builders
- Hazzard Wire Rope Co.
- Llewellyn Iron Works of Los Angeles, California
- Ward P. Webber (Design)
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 440.0 ft.
Total length: 500.0 ft.
Also called
South Bridge
Black Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+36.10085, -112.08916   (decimal degrees)
36°06'03" N, 112°05'21" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/401959/3995683 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Phantom Ranch
Inventory number
BH 51595 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 24, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • February 25, 2019: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: corrected Street view per Nathan updates
  • February 25, 2019: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added names, Dimensions, Builders, ASCE Listing, Fixed GPS (Wrong Bridge Mapped), Added Date
  • August 15, 2016: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 17, 2014: New photos from Patrick S. O'Donnell
  • June 7, 2013: New video from Alexander D. Mitchell IV
  • March 4, 2012: Added by Craig Philpott

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Comments 

Kaibab Trail Suspension bridge
Posted February 25, 2019, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

This bridge is now a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/arizona/2019/02/2...