This is a single suspension bridge from my historical inventory of suspension bridges.
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|1856 Bidwell Bar|
|Location:||N 39.537483 W 121.45415|
|Maps:||Acme, Google, MapQuest|
|Status:||In use, but restricted to foot traffic (last checked, 2005)|
|Main cables:||Wire (iron)|
- Dismantled before completion of Oroville Dam and replaced by the 1965 high-level Bidwell Bar suspension bridge. The 1856 structure was later reassembled about 1.5 miles south of the new Bidwell Bar bridge. Coordinates provided here are for the current location of the bridge at Kelly Ridge.
- Replaced by 1965 Bidwell Bar - Oroville, California, USA.
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