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CBR - Smith River Crossing

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C.B.R.L. - Smith River Crossing

Photo taken by Mike Goff in April 2012

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BH Photo #230633

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Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Smith River on Coos Bay Rail Link (CBR)
Location
Reedsport, Douglas County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Steel Fabrication)
Railroad
- Coos Bay Rail Link (CBR)
Design
A series of three long trestles seperated by small river islands with single pony plate girder spans on the middle and south channel crossings.
Crossing Configuration:
North Channel: 390-foot timber trestle
Middle Channel: 570-foot trestle with a single 60-foot pony plate girder span
South Channel: 580-foot trestle with a single 90-foot pony plate girder span
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 90.0 ft.
Total length: 3,070.0 ft. (0.6 mi.)
Also called
Triple Trestles
Smith River Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.71449, -124.08818   (decimal degrees)
43°42'52" N, 124°05'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/412338/4840737 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reedsport
Inventory number
BH 52215 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 3, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • October 11, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • April 24, 2012: Added by Mike Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Dana and Kay Klein