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WVR - Silver Creek Bridge

Photos 

Looking North

Photo taken by Mike Garland in October 2017

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BH Photo #467674

Map 

Description 

Railroad bridge running parallel to the C Street bridge. Unknown whether the bridge is still in active use.

Facts 

Overview
Pony/through plate girder bridge over Silver Creek on Willamette Valley Railway
Location
Silverton, Marion County, Oregon
History
Built 1923
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
- Willamette Valley Railroad (WVR)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.00845, -122.78794   (decimal degrees)
45°00'30" N, 122°47'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/516711/4983911 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88528 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 14, 2020: New photos from Mike Garland

Sources 

  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net