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BNSF - Crooked River Bridge

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BNSF - Crooked River Bridge

Side elevation and canyon profile from the west. U.S. 97 bridges visible in the background.

Photo taken by Mike Goff in March 2017

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BH Photo #385511

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Overview
Steel arch bridge over Crooked River on BNSF/Union Pacific Railroad in Terrebonne
Location
Terrebonne, Jefferson County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1911
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Fabrication)
- Missouri Valley Bridge & Iron Co. of Leavenworth, Kansas (Erection)
- Ralph Modjeski of Bochnia, Poland (Engineer)
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Oregon Trunk Railway (OTR)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Steel arch
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 340.0 ft.
Total length: 460.0 ft.
Also called
Oregon Trunk Bridge
Ralph Modjeski Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.39091, -121.19581   (decimal degrees)
44°23'27" N, 121°11'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/643696/4916875 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Opal City
Elevation
2762 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 36867 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 7, 2017: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Riveted"
  • April 6, 2017: New photos from Mike Goff
  • March 6, 2017: Updated by Nathan Holth: Added contractors, span length, and historical text/photo links.
  • November 25, 2013: New photo from Adam
  • April 3, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • July 1, 2010: New photo from Michael Goff
  • May 31, 2010: Updated by Craig Philpott: added elevation and photo
  • February 19, 2009: New photo from Michael Goff
  • July 15, 2008: Added by Michael Goff

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