Pai Bridge

The bridge over the River Pai is often, but erroneously, presented as built by the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) during WWII.

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Japan in Northwest Thailand during World War II

THE NORTHERN ROUTE[1]
(shown in WHITE below)

Northern Routes

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
(The roads & stationing shown below are in order from Khun Yuam to Chiang Mai)
 
    Northern Route: Khun Yuam - Mae Hong Son - Pai - Mae Malai - Chiang Mai
    Accum
  Km  

Route
 
Station
 
Description
      ----- ---- General
      0108b 198 Khun Yuam
      0108b 198 Museum
      0108b 198 Wat Muai To
      0108b 202 Nong Ka Po
      0108b 204 I J A Road
      0108b 212 Mae Surin
      0108b 230 Huai Pong
      0108b 258 Pha Bong
      0108b 265 Mae Hong Son
           
      1095 215 Mae Hong Son
      1095 213+ Mae Hong Son Airport
      1095 213 Wat Chong Kham
      1095 200 Wat Phra
      1095 192 McGarry crash site
      1095 188 Huai Pha
      1095 168 Mae Suya
      1095 168-157 Forest Protection Unit 15
      1095 157 I J A Road
      1095 138 Pang Mapha
      1095 134 Pha Mon
      1095 133 Mon Mai Camp
      1095 130 Nam Rin
      1095 110 Soppong
      1095 100 Pai Airport
      1095 097 Pai City
      1095 088 Pai Bridge
      1095 000 Mae Malai
           
      0107 036 Mae Malai
      0107 015 Mae Rim
      0107 013 Wat memorial
      0107 009 Don Kaeo: medical facilities
 
      0121: Chiang Mai Outer Ring Road: paralleling Rte 107
                                        (see Route 0107:009 above)
          General
          004+ Don Kaeo medical facilities
 


NOTES

1.^ Map is extracted from แผนที่ทางหลวงประเทสไทย Scale: 1:1,600,000 (กรุงเทพมหานคร:กรมทางหลวง, 2009) [Road Map of Thailand, Scale 1:1,600,000 (Bangkok: Department of Public Highways, 2009)] (foldout map). Annotations are by author. Routes used by retreating I J A forces are here assumed to approximate currently existing roads.

 

Revision List
Rev
Date
Description
0
2012 May 15
First published on Internet
1
2012 Jun 10
Enlarged table of contents listings