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California Central Railroad - American River Bridge

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Folsom Bridges over American River 1866

The railroad bridge is on the right in this photo.

Photo by Mike Lynch uploaded June 2013

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BH Photo #256368

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over American River on California Central Railroad
Location
Folsom, Sacramento County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1858, replaced in 1866
Railroad
- California Central Railroad
Design
Deck truss
Dimensions
Total length: 216.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+38.68247, -121.17519   (decimal degrees)
38°40'57" N, 121°10'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/658723/4283120 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Folsom
Inventory number
BH 37308 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 2, 2020: New photo from Doug K
  • December 12, 2015: Updated by Luke: Added railroad
  • June 17, 2013: New photos from Mike Lynch
  • August 25, 2008: Added by Kim Harvey

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