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This is a list of all 2 bridges from the suspension bridge inventory crossing Stanislaus 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.
1853 O'Byrne's
Copperopolis vicinity, California, USA (Stanislaus River)
Bridgemeister ID:2324
Use:Vehicular
Status:Destroyed, 1862
Notes
  • Different accounts describe this as a chain and wire suspension bridge. Collapsed November, 1853 under weight of oxen team. Rebuilt, but destroyed by flood, 1862. Replaced by a multi-span covered bridge.
  • Name "O'Byrne's" appears to have originated with a "Patrick O. Byrne" who operated a ferry at this location prior to construction of the suspension bridge. After time, it became known as O'Byrne's Ferry.
1862 (suspension bridge)
California, USA (Stanislaus River)
Bridgemeister ID:1094
References:DSL200106
Principals:Andrew S. Hallidie
Status:Removed
Main cables:Wire (iron)

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