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UP - Snake River Bridge

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UP - Snake River Bridge

Photo taken by C Hanchey in August 2014

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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Description 

Built for the Camas Prairie Railroad(joint venture of Union Pacific RR and Northern Pacific Rwy.). Replaced 1884 bridge removed for construction of Lower Monumental Dam.

Facts 

Overview
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals bridge over Snake River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Columbia County, Washington, and Whitman County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1971
Railroads
- Camas Prairie Railroad (CSP)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Polygonal Warren through truss with all verticals with steel girder approach spans.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 410.0 ft.
Total length: 1,220.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.56451, -118.18322   (decimal degrees)
46°33'52" N, 118°10'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/409316/5157451 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Starbuck West
Inventory number
BH 51775 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 16, 2018: Updated by Richard Doody: Corrected year built added info
  • May 8, 2015: New photos from C Hanchey
  • March 21, 2012: Added by Michael Goff

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Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Richard Doody