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Banks-Vernonia Trail - OR 47 Overpass (S)

Photo 

Photo taken by Mike Garland in November 2013

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BH Photo #407910

Map 

Description 

Appears to have been replaced by a modern beam bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over OR 47 on Banks-Vernonia Trail
Location
Washington County, Oregon
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1920
Railroads
- Portland, Astoria, & Pacific Railroad (PA&P)
- Rail-to-trail
- Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway (SPS)
- Vernonia, South Park, & Sunset Railroad (VSP&S)
Design
Steel stringer
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 36.1 ft.
Total length: 94.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.74609, -123.19577   (decimal degrees)
45°44'46" N, 123°11'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/484771/5065855 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Buxton
Inventory numbers
OR 02003 (Oregon Dept. of Transportation structure number)
BH 64478 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 27, 2017: New photo from Mike Garland
  • December 8, 2014: New Street View added by Luke

Sources 

  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Luke

Comments 

Banks-Vernonia Trail - OR 47 Overpass (S)
Posted October 26, 2018, by Mike Goff (michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com)

This structure was replaced in 1990 by a made to order steel girder structure for the Banks-Vernonia Trail. The only remaining portion of the original bridge is the timber pile trestle bents located on the slopes below the abutments.

The bridge pictured is the steel replacement structure.