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BNSF - Washougal River Bridge

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Looking Northwest

This is the view from SE 6th Avenue.

Photo taken by Mike Garland in October 2015

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Description 

The bridge, built in 1908, consists of two 200-foot through truss spans with a 50-foot deck plate girder approach span.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Washougal River on Railroad (BNSF)
Location
Camas, Clark County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement. Bridge available for reuse.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway (SPS)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 550.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.58428, -122.39641   (decimal degrees)
45°35'03" N, 122°23'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/547086/5048037 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Camas
Inventory number
BH 60332 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 22, 2016: New photos from Mike Garland
  • March 16, 2015: New photo from Nathan Holth
  • January 22, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.... but available for reuse.
  • March 20, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

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