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Asunción Mita, Jutiapa, Guatemala
 

Tamasulapa River Bridge

 
 
Tamasulapa River Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 11, 2015
1. Tamasulapa River Bridge Marker
Inscription.
Rio Tamasulapa
1937
Erigido
Cooperativamente
por la
Republica de Guatemala
y los
Estados Unidos de America

English translation:
Tamasulapa River
1937
Erected cooperatively by the Republic of Guatemala and the United States of America

 
Erected 1937.
 
Location. 14° 18.216′ N, 89° 43.048′ W. Marker is in Asunción Mita, Jutiapa. Marker is on Panamerican Highway, on the left when traveling east. Click for map.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amatal River Bridge (approx. 12.9 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .  1946 Pan-American Highway to El Salvador - Guatemala. Excerpt from Thayer Soule's travelogue, "The Road to Panama", archived in the Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution. The clip shows about 11 seconds worth of the bridge (1:05-1:16), and includes a shot of the marker. (Submitted on July 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Tamasulapa River Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 11, 2015
2. Tamasulapa River Bridge Marker
The marker can be seen on the right (north) side of the bridge.
Tamasulapa River Bridge additional marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 11, 2015
3. Tamasulapa River Bridge additional marker
This additional marker indicates that the bridge was constructed during the administration of Guatemalan President Ubico.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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