PCC - Touchet River Bridge
Looking east-northeast. Note the supplemental bracing on near end and differing structural members used in the truss.
Photo taken by Karl Sweitzer in August 2008
BH Photo #124627
Relocated span of unknown origin. Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection
- Pratt through truss bridge over Touchet River on Palouse River and Coulee City Railroad (PCC)
- Columbia County, Washington
- Open to traffic
- Built 1943 using a secondhand span
- - Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
- Palouse River & Coulee City Railroad (PCC)
- Appears to be a Pratt through truss but has additional braces at one end only. Also uses slender rods for last full panel on each end, whereas other members are latticed box beams (terminology?). See pictures.
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 182.0 ft.
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +46.28924, -118.08082 (decimal degrees)
46°17'21" N, 118°04'51" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 11/416746/5126752 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- 1343 ft. above sea level
- Inventory number
- BH 37433 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- January 31, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
- December 2, 2018: New photo from Leslie R Trick
- September 21, 2011: New Street View added by Michael Goff
- September 16, 2008: Updated by Karl Sweitzer: Correct current railroad over bridge (from FRA database) and note milepost
- September 14, 2008: Added by Karl Sweitzer
- Karl Sweitzer - kesc [at] pacbell [dot] net
- Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
- Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com
- John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com