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Smith River Bridge (Pre 1940)

Photos 

Smith River Bridge (Pre 1940)

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Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #514687

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Smith River on US 101
Location
Del Norte County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
(3)9-panel, pinned Pratt through trusses
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.87926, -124.13732   (decimal degrees)
41°52'45" N, 124°08'14" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/405631/4636996 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 92330 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

9-panel truss (291)
A-frame portal (541)
California (2,757)
Del Norte County, California (24)
Lost (30,582)
Lost 1940 (101)
Lost during 1940s (592)
One-lane traffic (8,051)
Pin-connected (5,218)
Pratt through truss (6,300)
Pratt truss (10,650)
Replaced by new bridge (20,814)
Smith River (6)
Through truss (18,228)
Truss (37,266)
US 101 (111)

Update Log 

  • September 22, 2022: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • September 22, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • January 6, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • March 6, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

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Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com