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I Street Double-Decker Truss Swing Bridge
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz
N 38° 35.183 W 121° 30.378
10S E 630095 N 4271936
Quick Description: The I Street Bridge, built in 1911 by the Southern Pacific Railway, connects Sacramento with West Sacramento.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/30/2012 5:41:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMFKKE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 3

Long Description:
This swinging truss bridge has two decks. The upper deck carries two way automobile traffic; the lower deck has double railroad trackage. When built, this swing bridge was the heaviest in the world and is still the heaviest in the US.
Parking Coordinates:: N 38° 35.068 W 121° 30.253

Date Built: 1/1/1911

Length of Span:
250 feet swing; 393 feet total

www: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Log your find with a picture of the bridge with yourself or your GPS in the foreground. This shot does not have to be taken "on" the bridge. The shot should show the "truss" structure of the bridge as well.
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