The West Cliff bridge was built in 1918 by the Southern Pacific Railroad over its tracks near Washington and Beach Streets. The wooden bridge is 62 feet long and was constructed using the 1840 truss design patented by William Howe.
Place: Santa Cruz city
Source of Information: Staff; Sentinel. 11/15/1991, 7/12/1994; Mercury. May 24, 1995.
Related Article: Bridges Span Santa Cruz's Past
Original size: 6" x 4"
This photograph is courtesy of the City of Santa Cruz Graham Hill Water Treatment Plant.