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Colusa in Colusa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Center Section of the Former Colusa Bridge

Historical Landmark

 
 
Center Section of the Former Colusa Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 10, 2013
1. Center Section of the Former Colusa Bridge Marker
Inscription. Center section of the former Colusa Bridge across the Sacramento River at the end of Bridge Street. Constructed 1899-1901 and replaced 1979-80. Nominated for inclusion on Federal Register 1978.
 
Erected 1980 by Colusa County Board of Supervisors.
 
Location. 39° 13.047′ N, 122° 0.859′ W. Marker is in Colusa, California, in Colusa County. Marker can be reached from Levee Street near 10th Street. Touch for map. Marker is near the entrance to the Sacramento River Recreation Area at Memorial Grove. Marker is in this post office area: Colusa CA 95932, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Chinatown District--Circa 1890 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Adelade M. Ryerson House--1906 (approx. mile away); Judge H. M. Albery House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Will Semple Green House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colusa County Courthouse (approx. 0.4 miles away); I.O.O.F. Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colusa Union High School (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colusa.
 
Also see . . .  The Colusa Bridge. The Bridgehunter.com website offers technical details of
Center Section of the Former Colusa Bridge and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 10, 2013
2. Center Section of the Former Colusa Bridge and Marker
The marker is mounted on the top of the concrete block in front of the bridge section.
the bridge along with photos from the Library of Congress and photos of the new bridge. (Submitted on February 19, 2013.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Center Section of the Former Colusa Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 10, 2013
3. Center Section of the Former Colusa Bridge
Mechanism and Gears image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 10, 2013
4. Mechanism and Gears
Bridge Section with Mechanism and Gears image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 10, 2013
5. Bridge Section with Mechanism and Gears
Colusa Bridge (Also Known as the Bridge Street Bridge) image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs
6. Colusa Bridge (Also Known as the Bridge Street Bridge)
Standing approximately 50 feet south of the bridge, looking northerly along the bridge centerline.
Control House image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs
7. Control House
Standing at center line of bridge looking north at southside of the bridge control house.
The Colusa Bridge image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress - Prints and Photographs
8. The Colusa Bridge
Standing on the south levee bank looking northwest showing most of the swing span portion of the bridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 18, 2013, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 19, 2013, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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