North Fork Bridge (California)

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The North Fork Bridge is a railroad bridge over the North Fork Feather River in the Feather River Canyon, located in Plumas County, California.

It is the longest reinforced concrete bridge in the United States.[1]

It was built after the June 1957 groundbreaking for 2 rail tunnels on the Feather River Route of the Western Pacific Railroad, to join them in bypassing the planned new Oroville Reservoir.[2][3] Coordinates: 39°43′00″N 121°28′13″W / 39.7166739°N 121.4701438°W / 39.7166739; -121.4701438

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  1. ^ Oxlade, John (31 December 2003). "Out-n-About - The Feather River Canyon, California, USA". Retrieved 2010-09-11. the actual "canyon" portion petween Pulga and Keddie is only approx. 42 miles 
  2. ^ Gascoyne, Tom (July 12, 2001). "Empty Promise". Retrieved 2010-10-12. 
  3. ^ Starr, Kevin. Golden Dreams: California in the Age of Abundance, 1950-1963. p. 278,279,281. Retrieved 2010-09-25.