Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Tower Bridge
It is 737 feet long. The central lift span is a 209-foot truss supported by two vertical towers 160 feet tall.
The bridge originally featured an interurban railroad separating the two directions of travel. The track was removed from the bridge in 1962.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1861.
Location. 38° 34.808′ N, 121° 30.438′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from Capital Mall. Marker is located near the Capital Mall-Front Street entrance to the River Front Promenade. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Sacramento CA 95605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tower Bridge: Gateway to the Capital (here, next to this marker); The Northern Electric Bridge (here, next to this marker); View Near the M Street Bridge (here, USS Sacramento (PG-19) (a few steps from this marker); City Wharf and Warehouses (a few steps from this marker); The Interurban Railroad Lines (a few steps from this marker); Sacramento’s Maritime Heritage (a few steps from this marker); The United States Merchant Marine (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
More about this marker. This marker is the first in a series of markers on the River Front Promenade detailing many aspects of the Sacramento River and the City of Sacramento.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,477 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on February 26, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 10. submitted on January 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.