Near Chicago Park in Nevada County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Old Bear River Bridge
Erected 1992 by Colfax Highway Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical year for this entry is 1952.
Location. 39° 7.885′ N, 120° 57.544′ W. Marker is near Chicago Park, California, in Nevada County. Marker is at the intersection of Colfax Highway (California Route 174), on the left when traveling south on Colfax Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20010, Chicago Park CA 95712, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Truckee Trail - Forks Right & Left (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cape Horn Promontory (approx. 1.9 miles away); Butcher Shop (approx. 2.1 Jacob Keck, Sr. (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Jacob Keck, Sr. (approx. 2.1 miles away); Colfax Freight Depot (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Railhead Saloon (approx. 2.1 miles away); John Butler, Druggist (approx. 2.1 miles away).
More about this marker. Marker is in a small parking area just off the highway near the bridge.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2014, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 416 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 17, 2014, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.