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Mystery Logging Railroad bridge

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Description 

Timber stringer Bridge over Winchester Creek used by mystery logging railroad (does anyone have details on what railroad used this route?)Might be Winchester Bay Logging Company but I am not sure.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned timber stringer bridge over Winchester Creek on Mystery Logging railroad
Location
Douglas County, Oregon
Status
Derelict/abandoned
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.67190, -124.16690   (decimal degrees)
43°40'19" N, 124°10'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/405930/4836093 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 84015 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,590)
Beam (15,389)
Deck removed (43)
Douglas County, Oregon (78)
Mystery (87)
Oregon (1,166)
Timber stringer (3,971)

Update Log 

  • January 4, 2019: Added by Leslie R Trick

Sources 

  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com

Comments 

Mystery Logging Railroad bridge
Posted January 17, 2020, by Scott Gavin (trainnut1956 [at] gmail [dot] com)

You can follow the grade leading to the trestle sight on the state of Oregon's Lidar page into Reedsport. I was unable to find which specific logging railroad built the railroad, but I was able to compile a list of lumber companies which may have had logging railroads out of Reedsport. Balderidge Logging Co. 1931-1938, C. Mc. C. Johnson Lumber Co. 1921-1928, Elrod & Wills Lumber Co. 1929-1930, Umpqua Mills and Timber Co. 1924-1934, Winchester Bay Lumber Co. 1920-1936, and H-K Logging 1922-1929.

Mystery Logging Railroad bridge
Posted January 16, 2020, by Scott Gavin (trainnut1956 [at] gmail [dot] com)

If you look to the right of the white buildings above and just east of the trestle, you can see the remains of another, shorter trestle

Mystery Logging Railroad bridge
Posted January 4, 2019, by Leslie R trick (Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have A Images Of America book on Reedsport I cant find it right now but I do recall seeing a picture of a trestle near Winchester Bay but I cant remember the company.

Mystery Logging Railroad bridge
Posted January 4, 2019, by Leslie R trick (Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com)

Some times they did and sometimes they did not it all depends on the map.

Mystery Logging Railroad bridge
Posted January 4, 2019, by Daniel

Looking at historic topo maps, I don't see any railroads there. Did logging railroads end up on topos?