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Portland Heights Cable Car Trestle

Photos 

BH Photo #428202

Map 

Description 

20.93% grade

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge on Portland Railway, Light & Power Co. up Portland Heights
Location
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon
Status
Removed
History
Built 1890; Removed 1904
Railroads
- Cable Car
- Portland Cable Railway
- Portland Railway, Light & Power Co. (PRL&P)
- Streetcar
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 1,040.0 ft.
Total length: 1,040.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.51463, -122.69469   (decimal degrees)
45°30'53" N, 122°41'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/523846/5040167 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
270 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 81652 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 21, 2018: Updated by Luke: Noted length, height, & grade; Removed "Portland Streetcar" as that's the modern system's name.
  • May 21, 2018: Added by Leslie R Trick

Sources 

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