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This is a list of all 7 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Dee River. Please note that different rivers with the same name will be grouped together. For example, selecting 'Bear Creek' shows bridges across several different Bear Creeks. Also, similarly named rivers are grouped separately. For example, 'River Dee' (UK) bridges are grouped separately from 'Dee River' (Australia) bridges. Wherever you see a "Bridgemeister ID" number you can click it to isolate the bridge on its own page. Click here to go to the list of crossings.
1939 Far Red Hill
Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia (Dee River)
Bridgemeister ID:1748
Status:Derelict
Main cables:Wire
Notes
(footbridge)
Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia (Dee River)
Bridgemeister ID:1746
Status:Destroyed, 1928, by flood.
Main cables:Wire
Notes
  • According to a sign at one of the remaining Mount Morgan suspension bridges, "[this bridge] crossed from the mine side of the Dee, west of the gold sheds, to Tipperary Road, opposite where Mountain View and Sunburst Hotels once stood. It too was swept away in 1928."
(footbridge)
Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia (Dee River)
Bridgemeister ID:1745
Status:Destroyed, 1928, by flood.
Main cables:Wire
Notes
  • According to a sign at one of the remaining Mount Morgan suspension bridges, "[this bridge] spanned from Tipperary Road to the 'lower yards' of the mine, 100 metres past where the western end of Morgan Street crosses the Dee. It was destroyed in 1928."
East Street
Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia (Dee River)
Bridgemeister ID:1744
Status:Dismantled, 1904
Main cables:Wire
Notes
  • Completed circa 1891. According to a sign at one of the remaining Mount Morgan suspension bridges, "East Street bridge crossed from Byrnes Parade to near the junction of Cornes and Bridge Street. Built around 1891, it was dismantled in 1904 after the East Street Bridge, now demolished, was erected."
Far Red Hill
Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia (Dee River)
Bridgemeister ID:1747
Status:Destroyed, 1928, by flood.
Main cables:Wire
Notes
  • Completed circa 1890's. The Mount Morgan web site notes that this bridge was destroyed by flood in 1928 and later replaced. A sign at one of the remaining Mount Morgan suspension bridges says this bridge "spanned the river on the far side of Red Hill, from Baldwin Street on the south to School Street on the west."
  • Replaced by 1939 Far Red Hill - Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia.
Tipperary Point-Red Hill
Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia (Dee River)
Bridgemeister ID:1749
Coordinates:S 23.643117 E 150.389417
Maps:Acme, Google, MapQuest
Status:In use
Main cables:Wire
Suspended spans:1
Notes
  • Damaged by flood, 1928. Rebuilt, 1937.
Upper Dee
Mount Morgan, Queensland, Australia (Dee River)
Bridgemeister ID:1743
Use:Footbridge
Status:Replaced
Main cables:Wire
Notes
  • Completed 1890's. According to a sign at one of the remaining Mount Morgan suspension bridges, "Upper Dee suspension bridge spanned from Byrnes Parade to River Street but was washed away during fierce flooding on 21 April 1928." The Mount Morgan web site mentions that the bridge had already been "converted to a pile-supported bridge" by the time it was destroyed in 1928.

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