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Palmer Lumber Company Sawmill Bridge

Photos 

Palmer Sawmill

BH Photo #416921

Map 

Description 

This Bridge Once served A thriving sawmill at the location of the Union County Fairgrounds. The mill was built in 1907 but the George Palmer Lumber Company when Palmer died in 1922 the Bowman Hicks Lumber Company Bought the mill who operated it till 1940. At this time it was demolished for the Union county Fairgrounds. The only remaining building is the Office building now currently the fair office and baking exhibit building .

Facts 

Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Grande Ronde River and log pond on Oregon Washington Railway and Navigaton Company Railroad over Grnade Ronde River
Location
La Granade, Union County, Oregon
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1907 replaced 1940 when Lumber mill was tore down
Railroads
- Oregon Railroad & Navigation Co. (OR&N)
- Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Co. (OWR&N)
Design
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.34151, -118.10224   (decimal degrees)
45°20'29" N, 118°06'08" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/413644/5021480 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
La Grande
Inventory number
BH 80251 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 26, 2018: New photo from Leslie R Trick
  • January 25, 2018: Updated by Leslie R trick: Added category "Oregon Railroad & Navigation Co."

Sources 

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