Hansen Bridge

Hansen Bridge (HM167C)

Location: Eden, ID 83325 Kern County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 33.94', W 114° 18.04'

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Until 1919, when a high suspension bridge was completed here, this 16-mile long river gorge could be crossed only in a rowboat. With 14 cables, each more than 900 feet long, a $100,000 suspension bridge was wide enough to accommodate two lanes of farm wagons or early cars that had begun to gain popularity then. From it's deck, nearly 400 feet above Snake River, travelers had a spectacular view that still can be seen from it's replacement, built in 1966.
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HM NumberHM167C
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series
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Marker Number393
Placed ByIdaho Transportation Department and Idaho Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 5:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11T E 721568 N 4716116
Decimal Degrees42.56566667, -114.30066667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 33.94', W 114° 18.04'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 33' 56.40" N, 114° 18' 2.40" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1099 S 1150 E, Eden ID 83325, US
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