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Steel Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923

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BH Photo #416144

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truss bridge over Willamette river on Oregon Railway and Navigation Co. & Road
Location
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1888, Replaced 1912
Builder
- George S. Morison of New Bedford, Massachusetts (Design)
Railroads
- City & Suburban Railway (Portland)
- Oregon Railroad & Navigation Co. (OR&N)
- Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Co. (OWR&N)
- Streetcar
- Willamette Bridge Railway
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Total length: 1,250.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.52755, -122.66899   (decimal degrees)
45°31'39" N, 122°40'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/525848/5041610 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portland
Inventory number
BH 80030 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 21, 2018: New photo from Leslie R Trick
  • February 6, 2018: New photo from Leslie R trick
  • January 16, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 11, 2018: Updated by Luke: Converted duplicate entry
  • January 11, 2018: Added by Leslie R Trick

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Sources 

  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler