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Iron Horse Trail - Beverly Bridge

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Beverly Railroad Bridge

From the northeast

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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BH Photo #231579

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Overview
Abandoned through and deck truss bridge over Columbia River on the former Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad (Iron Horse Trail) in Beverly
Location
Beverly, Grant County, Washington, and Kittitas County, Washington
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1909
Builders
- Bates & Rogers Construction Co. of Chicago, Illinois (Substructure Contractor)
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania (Steel Fabrication)
Railroads
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Main span: Parker through truss
Approaches: 14 Warren deck trusses
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 16, 1982
Also called
Beverly Trestle
Beverly Railroad Bridge
MILW - Beverly Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.83381, -119.94202   (decimal degrees)
46°50'02" N, 119°56'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/275644/5190899 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Beverly
Inventory numbers
NRHP 82004212 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 38562 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2013: New photo from Dylan VanAntwerp
  • April 22, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added DPGs to bridge types
  • November 2, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Bridge is now part of a trail according to google maps
  • May 8, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added substructure builder
  • May 8, 2012: New photos from Mike Goff

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Beverly Railroad Bridge
Posted July 13, 2011, by Terry Hurless (terryhurless [at] gmail [dot] com)

Substructure was built by Bates & Rogers Construction Corporation, Chicago, Illinois. Foundations built by open cofferdam method, excavation extending 35 feet below water. Foundations being built ahead of track, all materials and plant were transported from railhead on 100-Ton Steamer and large Barges which B & R built at Vulcan, Washington, 40 miles up the river