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Somes Bar Bridge

Photos 

Somes Bar Bridge

Photo from old postcard

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BH Photo #513259

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Salmon River on SR 96
Location
Siskiyou County, California
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.37783, -123.48807   (decimal degrees)
41°22'40" N, 123°29'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/459188/4580816 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 95430 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

9-panel truss (270)
California (2,733)
Lost (30,024)
Lost 1974 (86)
Lost during 1970s (991)
Owned by township (3,364)
Pin-connected (5,049)
Replaced by new bridge (20,431)
Salmon River (22)
Siskiyou County, California (56)
Through truss (17,885)
Truss (36,793)

Update Log 

  • December 12, 2021: Updated by Paul Plassman: Added categories "Pin-connected", "9-panel truss"
  • December 11, 2021: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs

Comments 

Somes Bar Bridge
Posted December 12, 2021, by Paul Plassman

That's an unusual one! Pennsylvania or Parker? It looks like it combines a little of both...never seen quite this shape before.