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Madison Street Bridge (2nd)

Photos 

bridge in log jam

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BH Photo #416218

Map 

Description 

Lost Swing span with 8 wooden lattice truss approach trusses bridge over Willamette river.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss swing bridge over Willamette river on Madison Ave now Hawthorne street.
Location
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
Status
Partially destroyed by fire & replaced
History
Built 1900; Replaced 1910
Builder
- Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging Co. of Seattle, Washington
Railroads
- East Side Railway
- Oregon Water Power & Railway Co. (OWP&R)
- Portland City & Oregon Railway
- Portland Railway, Light & Power Co. (PRL&P)
- Streetcar
Design
Howe through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.51401, -122.67141   (decimal degrees)
45°30'50" N, 122°40'17" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/525665/5040105 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Portland
Inventory number
BH 80071 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 11, 2018: New photo from Leslie R trick
  • January 12, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added builder and truss type; Noted that bridge was replaced due to partially burning down.
  • January 12, 2018: Added by Leslie R trick

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