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2nd Elgin bridge

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BH Photo #416249

Map 

Description 

this bridge was put in place when the first bridge built in 1888 washed away in high water

Facts 

Overview
Lost Truss bridge over Grande Ronde river on Elgin-Wallowa wagon road and OR-82
Location
Elgin, Union County, Oregon
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1890s replaced 1935
Design
Truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.56632, -117.91107   (decimal degrees)
45°33'59" N, 117°54'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/428904/5046267 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elgin
Inventory number
BH 80083 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 4, 2018: New photo from Leslie R trick
  • January 13, 2018: Updated by Leslie R trick: Added categories "Wrought Iron", "Wooden deck", "Grande Ronde River"

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Sources 

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

Comments 

2nd Elgin bridge
Posted January 13, 2018, by Leslie R Trick

Thank you for the comment I am glad to hare that your are not the only one that gives advice.

2nd Elgin bridge
Posted January 13, 2018, by Luke

No problem.

I appreciate the stuff you've been finding and adding, and I guarantee I'm not the only user who does.

2nd Elgin bridge
Posted January 13, 2018, by Leslie R trick

Thank you Luke for all the tips you have given me I appreciate it.

2nd Elgin bridge
Posted January 13, 2018, by Luke

Another bit of info, Leslie: Bridgehunter automatically adds the state to the city name, so you don't need to add ", OR" to the city, the site will automatically add ", Oregon" for you after you submit the data.