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Sheely Bridge

Photos 

Photo From National Register Multiple Property Submission

BH Photo #193868

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Originally carried SH 133 across the Roaring Fork River at Carbondale. Built for $6,300 and was originally 120ft long. Two panels were removed when it was relocated to Aspen in 1966.

Renamed for Charles Sheely who's firm designed and erected it.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Roaring Fork River in Mill Street Park in Aspen
Location
Aspen, Pitkin County, Colorado
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1911; relocated in 1966
Builder
- Charles Sheely (Designer and builder)
Design
5-panel, riveted Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 87.0 ft.
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on February 4, 1985
Also called
Carbondale Bridge
Ron Krajian Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.19311, -106.81719   (decimal degrees)
39°11'35" N, 106°49'02" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
13/343069/4339779 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Aspen
Inventory numbers
NRHP 85000223 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 11990 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 3, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added builder and other info.
  • October 3, 2020: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • February 18, 2011: New photos from Nathan Holth

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