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Olex Bridge

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Photo taken by Rebecca Burrow in June 2011

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BH Photo #204493

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Description 

This bridge was listed on the National Register in 1975 along with an abandoned school house and grist mill (still standing) from the town of Olex. The bridge was included in the 1985 book Historic Highway Bridges of Oregon. It is most easily visible from OR 19.

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned pratt pony truss bridge over Rock Creek
Location
Gilliam County, Oregon
Status
Abandoned
History
Built ca. 1905
Builder
- Pacific Iron Works of Portland, Oregon (Truss Fabricator)
Design
Pin-connected Pratt Pony Truss
Recognition
Eligible for the National Register of Historic Places
Also called
Rock Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.50559, -120.17901   (decimal degrees)
45°30'20" N, 120°10'44" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/720371/5042988 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Shutler Flat
Inventory number
BH 49141 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 19, 2011: Added by Rebecca Burrow

Sources 

  • Rebecca Burrow