Rating:
No votes cast

South Slough Bridge (Old)

Photo 

South Slough bridge

Oregon

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

Enlarge

View this photo on Flickr

BH Photo #292375

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost through truss swing span bridge over South Slough on Cape Arago Highway
Location
Charleston, Coos County, Oregon
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1934, Replaced 1991
Builder
- Conde B. McCullough of Redfield, South Dakota (Bridge Engineer)
Design
160-ft Steel through truss swing span with 1254-ft timber trestle approach spans.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 1,414.0 ft.
Deck width: 23.3 ft.
Also called
Charleston Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.33902, -124.32185   (decimal degrees)
43°20'20" N, 124°19'19" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/392852/4799312 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Charleston
Inventory numbers
OR 01940 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 62664 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

8-panel truss (389)
Beam (15,818)
Built 1934 (795)
Built during 1930s (11,773)
Charleston, Oregon (3)
Conde B. McCullough (115)
Coos Bay (10)
Coos County, Oregon (26)
Lost (25,041)
Lost 1991 (311)
Lost during 1990s (4,003)
Movable (2,990)
Navigable waterway (2,154)
Oregon (1,181)
Owned by state (16,064)
Parker through truss (1,300)
Parker truss (1,684)
Replaced by new bridge (16,827)
Riveted (2,186)
Span length 125-175 feet (4,237)
Swing (1,467)
Through truss (15,204)
Timber stringer (4,031)
Total length 1000-2500 feet (1,889)
Truss (33,000)

Update Log 

  • August 26, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 25, 2014: Added by Mike Goff

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler