Answer #2, Positive ID; Unknown Bridge #1 = is the railroad bridge across the Han Tan River which
flows West to the left in the photo and joins the Imjin. The view in this photo is looking east. The
railroad was and still is active. There were freight and passenger trains crossing it. The line started
in Seoul and passed thru Uljongbu, Toneduch'on-ni, across the bridge, thru Yonchon and north up
to Chorwon. Today there is a multilane highway bridge parallel to and west of the railroad bridge.

North is to the left in your photo. On top of the hill mass in the center of the photo was in 1966-67 a
ROKA Ranger camp. At the right bottom of the hill mass is the village of Taejon-ni. Further in the
background on the right beyond Taejon-ni is Ft Beavers the home of the 1-73rd Armor and B Co
13th (Combat) Engineers, 7th ID. From approximately April to November each year the fort was
also the home of the 44th Engineer (Construction) Bn. They were engaged in road paving and
bridge building.

Search Fort Beavers Korea for further information. There is also information about the 44th
Engineers on the site and you can see current photos of the railroad and highway bridges across
the Han Tan.
1Lt Mike Ebert
1-73rd Armor, 7th ID
1966-67
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These pictures were taken by Dennis Krezenski HQ Battery, 4/76 Artillery in 1965
I do not recognize either bridge as we crossed Libby Bridge the most
Unknown Bridges
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SP5 Harry M. Chambers
HQ & SVC Battery
4/76th Arty
Camp Sill - 1965/67
Submitted by;
SP5 Harry M. Chambers
HQ & SVC Battery
4/76th Arty
Camp Sill - 1965/67
Bridge#1
Bridge#2
1)  Number 1 looks like a railroad bridge, perhaps converted to a road bridge, like Freedom Bridge
                                                                                                                                             Gene Moser, Imjim Scout
                                                                                                                                              5/38 Arty 67-68
1)   #2 has to be in an area where Korean civilians were allowed to cross the bridge on a regular
basis since there are two Koreans on the bridge.  It looks like it was damaged in the war and never
permanently repaired                                                                           
Gene Moser, Imjim Scout
                                                                                                                                          5/38 Arty 67-68
2)   I'm not totally sure, and can't remember just where it was, but this sure looks like the bridge,
where the 7th Div Hqs was set up in the spring or summer of 1950.
I remember being there on the south west banks of the river.
           Bob Tate
3)   2nd photo looks like the bridge that was half blown out over the Samichon
River.                                                                                                                
"norman Harp"
There is a striking resemblance between the above #2 bridge and the actual Samichon Bridge,
which can be seen below. However, after some careful observation I noticed these differences;
A)  The #2 bridge above leads directly into a right hand turn between two hills. The Samichon
Bridge appears to end on a flat with only 1 small hill in the area.  
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Blown Bridge 1: This is looking off the southeast side of our hill, OP Boston, down at the blown
bridge. That is where we would ford the river to go to the Aussies. We would set up some night
down there looking for infiltrators. On warm summer days that was our swim hole, bathtub and
Laundromat                                                                              
Submitted by Cpl Jake Knapp
                                                                                                                         HHC 21st Inf Regt
                                                                                                                         24th Inf div,55/56
The design of the concrete railing is different on the two bridges
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Design containing an arch
The above #2 bridge
shows a railing with
square design holes
Submitted by
CplJakeKnapp
HHC 21st Inf Regt
24th Inf div,55/56
 The Samichon River emptied into the Imjin on its north side. This area during the 1965/67
time frame was under control of the ROKA and being on the north side of the imjin, off-limits
to Korean civilians
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Swim hole and laundry.
Blown bridge going to Aussie Sector......
Submitted by
Cpl Jake Knapp
HHC 21st Inf Regt
24th Inf div,55/56
Camp Beavers