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UP - John Day River Bridge

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U.P.R.R. - John Day River Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff in December 2010

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BH Photo #192508

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Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss bridge over John Day River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Sherman County, Oregon, and Gilliam County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1967
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
The Union Pacific Railroad’s John Day River Bridge is an 1100 foot rivet connected bridge over the mouth of the John Day River. The bridge consists of two 300 foot polygonal Warren through truss main spans and five plate girder approach spans. The bridge was constructed as part of the track relocation plan for the construction of the near by John Day Dam on the Columbia River.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 300.0 ft.
Total length: 1,100.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.73217, -120.64941   (decimal degrees)
45°43'56" N, 120°38'58" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/682886/5066977 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Rufus
Inventory number
BH 47749 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 23, 2018: New photos from Leslie R trick
  • April 3, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • January 18, 2011: Added by Michael Goff

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Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Leslie R Trick