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SPS - Youngs Bay Bridge

Photos 

Young's Bay Bridge

Railroad bridge behind the New Youngs Bay Bridge

Photo courtesy of the Oregon Department of Transportation History Center

View this photo at oregon.gov

BH Photo #220346

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost swing span bridge over Youngs Bay on Seattle, Portland and Spokane Railroad
Location
Astoria, Clatsop County, Oregon
Status
Removed
History
Built 1895, Abandoned 1978; Removed 1986
Railroads
- Astoria & Columbia River Railroad (A&CR)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
- Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway (SPS)
Design
Timber trestle with an through truss swing span
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 260.0 ft.
Total length: 4,200.0 ft. (0.8 mi.)
Also called
Youngs Bay Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.17632, -123.86910   (decimal degrees)
46°10'35" N, 123°52'09" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/432917/5114005 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Astoria
Inventory number
BH 50228 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 11, 2018: New photo from Leslie R trick
  • January 11, 2018: New photo from Leslie R trick
  • August 23, 2014: Updated by Luke: Removed 1986
  • January 12, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Navigable waterway", "Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway", "Railroad"
  • August 24, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • November 16, 2011: Added by Michael Goff

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