The Cowlitz River Railroad bridge is a four span through truss bridge with a Scherzer rolling bascule lift span. It was built in 1926 as a swing span to serve the Long Bell lumber Company Sawmill witch was the biggest sawmill in the world at the time.The lift span was originally constructed in 1908 over the San Gabriel River in Long Beach, California. The span was moved to Longview in 1934.
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 700.0 ft.
Port of Longview Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.10364, -122.89308(decimal degrees) 46°06'13" N, 122°53'35" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")