Antelope Hill Highway Bridge

Also known as: Gila River Bridge
NW of Tacna spanning the Gila River, Tacna, Arizona

Photos 

Gila River Bridge

Blt btwn Jun 1914-Aug 1915. Length 642'. Damaged over the years from floods scouring material from under one or more piers. The bridge was closed and one span was dynamited in Aug 1951 in the interest of public safety. History of the bridge: http://www.wellton-mohawk.org/history.html

Photo taken by Ron Brown in October 2005

Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 28, 1979
Reference number
79003444
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Concrete Girder
Areas of significance
Engineering; Transportation
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Structure
Historic function
Road-related
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1915; 1920

Update Log 

  • August 28, 2010: New photos from Ron Brown

Sources