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Heron Street Swing Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Photo taken by Leslie R Trick

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BH Photo #422614

Map 

Description 

This is a swing bridge not a bascule bridge, bascule bridges have counterweights swing bridges most do not except some bobtail swing spans have machinery of center bearings and rim bearings, however that's a swing bridge.

Facts 

Overview
Lost Swing bridge over Wishkah River on Heron Street
Location
Aberdeen, Grays Harbor County, Washington
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Design
Truss Swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.97589, -123.81193   (decimal degrees)
46°58'33" N, 123°48'43" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/438245/5202804 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 81174 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Aberdeen, Washington (9)
Bobtail Swing Bridge (20)
Grays Harbor County, Washington (48)
Lost (19,543)
Lost 1949 (28)
Lost during 1940s (265)
Movable (2,765)
Navigable waterway (2,048)
Replaced by new bridge (12,901)
Riveted (1,948)
Swing (1,289)
Truss (29,916)
US 12 (49)
Washington (1,241)

Update Log 

  • April 14, 2018: New photo from Leslie R trick
  • April 13, 2018: Updated by Leslie R Trick: Actually old heron street bridge confrimed with 1917 map
  • April 13, 2018: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • April 12, 2018: Updated by Leslie R trick: fixed mistake when making the page

Sources 

  • Leslie R Trick
  • Douglas Butler

Comments 

Wishkah Street swing bridge (Old)
Posted April 13, 2018, by Luke

There are a few in Wisconsin iirc.

Heron Street Bridge (Old)
Posted April 13, 2018, by Leslie R Trick

Okay I have never seen a swing bridge with that design are there any other swing bridges with that design on the site?

Heron Street Bridge (Old)
Posted April 13, 2018, by Anonymous

That is not a bascule bridge that is a swing bridge