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PSAP - Satsop River Bridge

Photos 

Looking South

Looking at the bridge from the Montesano-Elma Road Bridge. The Satsop River Bridges are in the background.

Photo taken by Mike Garland in April 2015

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BH Photo #331468

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Built 1913 using a secondhand span fabricated for Toutle River Bridge near Castle Rock, WA in 1907. Moved here after Toutle River Bridge was double tracked. Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Satsop River on Puget Sound and Pacific Railroad
Location
Brady, Grays Harbor County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1913 using a secondhand span
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Northern Pacific Railway (NP)
- Puget Sound & Pacific Railroad (PSAP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 185.0 ft.
Total length: 996.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.00023, -123.49438   (decimal degrees)
47°00'01" N, 123°29'40" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/462414/5205308 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elma
Inventory number
BH 51745 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added original location from NP Authorization for Expenditure
  • January 29, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: corrected information from NP bridge records
  • July 8, 2015: New photos from Mike Garland
  • December 24, 2013: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • March 18, 2012: Added by Craig Philpott

Sources 

  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Luke
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com