Snake River Bridge

Snake River Bridge (HM1C6U)

Location: Idaho Falls, ID 83402 Bonneville County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 29.808', W 112° 2.631'

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On December 10, 1864 a franchise was granted to Edward M. Morgan, James M. (Matt) Taylor, and William F. Bartlett to operate a ferry one and one-half miles below Cedar Island and build a bridge over Snake River at Black Canyon. Mr. Taylor selected the bridge site and in 1864-65 erected an 83 foot wooden span with solid rock anchorage on both sides. It was a modified queens truss type. The first bridge to cross Snake River was located 1320 feet south of this spot. A replica of the bridge tops this monument.
HM NumberHM1C6U
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number183
Year Placed1953
Placed ByDaughters of Utah Pioneers
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 4:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 415605 N 4816515
Decimal Degrees43.49680000, -112.04385000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 29.808', W 112° 2.631'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 29' 48.48" N, 112° 2' 37.86" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1460 Idaho Falls Greenbelt Trail, Idaho Falls ID 83402, US
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