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EIRR - Ririe Bridge (B)

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pegram through truss bridge over Snake River Flood Channel on the Eastern Idaho Railroad - East Belt Branch
Location
Jefferson County, Idaho
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1894 as five-span bridge at Nyssa, Oregon; one span relocated here 1914
Builders
- Edgemoor Bridge Works of Wilmington, Delaware
- George Pegram of Council Bluffs, Iowa (Design)
Railroads
- Eastern Idaho Railroad (EIRR)
- Oregon Short Line Railroad (OSL)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pegram through truss
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 25, 1997
Also called
EIRR - Ririe Flood Channel Bridge
Ririe Flood Channel Pegram Truss Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.66213, -111.74029   (decimal degrees)
43°39'44" N, 111°44'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
12/440311/4834613 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Heise
Inventory numbers
NRHP 97000760 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 43954 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 7, 2015: Updated by Luke: GPS fix
  • January 29, 2010: Added by James Baughn

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Comments 

EIRR - Ririe Bridge (B)
Posted April 20, 2017, by John Marvig (marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Not seeing this bridge as lost...last I looked it was still standing in 2016 imagery.