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National Register of Historic Places in Sacramento County

National Register #82004845: Tower Bridge in Sacramento 12 August 2006
  National Register #82004845: Tower Bridge in Sacramento 11 August 2006
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National Register #82004845
Tower Bridge
State Highway 275 Across Sacramento River
Built 1934-1936

The Streamline Moderne Tower Bridge was the only vertical lift span bridge in California when it opened in 1936.

As constructed, the Tower Bridge contained two lanes for traffic, two sidewalks for pedestrians, and railroad tracks for the Sacramento Northern Railway. When the Sacramento Northern Railway moved to the I Street Bridge In 1963, the tracks were replaced with automobile lanes.

Historic structures in Old Sacramento:

Adams and Company Building
Big Four Headquarters
Booth Home
Brannan House
Delta King

Eagle Theater
Ebner's Hotel
Hastings Building
I Street Bridge
Lady Adams Building

Mills Bank Building
Old Sacramento
Orleans Hotel Site
Overton Building
Pioneer Mutual Volunteer Firehouse

Pioneer Telegraph Station
Pony Express Terminal
Sacramento Bee Building
Sacramento Union
Stage Coach and Railroad

Tower Bridge
Western Hotel
What Cheer House

Old Sacramento Official Website

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