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Holbrook in Navajo County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Little Colorado River Bridge

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 21, 2016
1. Little Colorado River Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Six hundred feet to the west of this location stood the original Little Colorado River Bridge. This steel truss bridge designed by the Arizona Highway Department stood at that location for 1928 to 1988. This landmark structure remained intact and functioned without major repairs throughout it's life. This bridge was a link between north and south Holbrook, and tied the southern and central parts of Arizona to the Colorado Plateau.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. A significant historical year for this entry is 1928.
 
Location. 34° 53.644′ N, 110° 9.61′ W. Marker is in Holbrook, Arizona, in Navajo County. Marker is on U.S. 180, on the right when traveling south. Marker is at the southwest corner of the bridge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holbrook AZ 86025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Navajo County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wigwam Village #6 (approx. ¾ mile away); Henry R. Holbrook (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Old Fort (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
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By Bill Kirchner, May 21, 2016
2. Little Colorado River Bridge Marker
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By Bill Kirchner, May 21, 2016
3. Little Colorado River Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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