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Beaver Creek Bridge

Photos 

General View Of Setting, Facing Northwest

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #138170

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Warren pony truss bridge over Beaver Creek on Kukkala Road
Location
Columbia County, Oregon
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built in 1915, Moved to Kukkala Road in 1965, Replaced in 1998 by a pre-cast slab bridge.
Design
The Beaver Creek Bridge was the only pony truss bridge in Oregon to utilize the double-intersection Warren truss configuration. The bridge was also the oldest example of a rivited connected truss when it was demolished in 1998.
Information from the HAER report on the structure.
Dimensions
Span length: 48.0 ft.
Total length: 48.0 ft.
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Kukkala Road Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.11142, -123.16057   (decimal degrees)
46°06'41" N, 123°09'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/487591/5106439 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Clatskanie
Inventory number
BH 37171 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1915 (1,130)
Built during 1910s (8,758)
Columbia County, Oregon (22)
Lost (18,683)
Lost 1998 (386)
Lost during 1990s (3,707)
NR-eligible (3,971)
Oregon (865)
Owned by county (18,854)
Pony truss (15,049)
Relocated (638)
Replaced by new bridge (12,382)
Span length 25-50 feet (13,585)
Total length 25-50 feet (9,861)
Truss (29,442)
Warren pony truss (2,947)
Warren truss (5,790)

Update Log 

  • April 20, 2009: Posted HAER photos
  • August 14, 2008: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER OR-87 - Beaver Creek Bridge, Spanning Beaver Creek at Kukkala County Road (Road, Clatskanie vicinity, Columbia County, OR