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NWP - Black Point Bridge (1891)

Photos 

NWP - Petaluma River Bridge

Removed (California Drawbridges Bernard C. Winn)

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #307713

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Parker through truss bridge over Petaluma River on Northwestern Pacific RR
Location
Marin County, California, and Sonoma County, California
Status
No longer exists
History
Built in 1891; Replaced 1911
Railroad
- Northwestern Pacific Railroad (NWP)
Design
Parker through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.11267, -122.50139   (decimal degrees)
38°06'46" N, 122°30'05" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/543709/4218433 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Novato
Inventory number
BH 63989 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 10, 2021: New photo from Luke
  • December 17, 2017: Updated by Luke: Corrected pin location to Black Point, CA
  • June 15, 2016: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 8, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

NWP - Black Point Bridge (1891)
Posted June 4, 2021, by Tom Bongi (Tom [dot] m [dot] bongi [at] gmail [dot] com)

Here is a better picture of the bridge circa 1891 from the Marin History Museum collection.