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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

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #307713

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.