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CBR - Siuslaw River Bridge No. 7

Photos 

Siuslaw River Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on August 2, 2009

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BH Photo #145460

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Street Views 

Videos 

A look at the Cushman RR Brdige

Kennysart

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Cushman or bridge

Wayne Parsons

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Facts 

Overview
Swing span bridge over Siuslaw River on the Coos Bay Rail Link (CBR) in Cushman
Location
Cushman, Lane County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
The Coos Bay rail line closed in September 2007. The Port of Coos Bay purchased the line and after structure and tunnel work reopened the line to the North Spit area north of North Bend in 2011 as the Coos Bay Rail Link. The line south of the Coos Bay Bridge remains closed until bridge work can be completed.
History
Built 1914, 2007 CORP Coos Bay Line Closed, Re-opened 2011
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Steel Fabricator)
Railroads
- Coos Bay Rail Link (CBR)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
The Siuslaw River Railroad Bridge is a swing span bridge consisting of two 200-foot Pratt through truss approach spans and a 300-foot Warren truss swing span. There is a half mile long trestle approach to the south of the bridge across the South Inlet Marsh.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 300.0 ft.
Total length: 3,450.0 ft. (0.7 mi.)
Deck width: 15.0 ft.
Also called
Cushman Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.98365, -124.04531   (decimal degrees)
43°59'01" N, 124°02'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/416170/4870588 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Florence
Inventory number
BH 43252 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 12, 2018: New video from Leslie R trick
  • September 28, 2013: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • August 19, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

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Sources 

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