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Latona Bridge

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Latona Bridge

Two bridges close together.

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in May 2014

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BH Photo #283640

Map 

Description 

A swing bridge once used trolley cars and a rail hinged lift drawbridge is next to it on the right

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pennsylvania through truss bridge over Union Lake/Lake Washington Canal on Trolley Cars
Location
Seattle, King County, Washington
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1890; Rebuilt 1909 to allow pedestrian & vehicular traffic; Replaced 1919
Railroads
- Interurban
- Rainier Power & Railway Co. (RP&R)
- Seattle Electric Co. (SECo)
Design
Pennsylvania through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.65244, -122.32272   (decimal degrees)
47°39'09" N, 122°19'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/550860/5277893 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Seattle North
Inventory number
BH 60989 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • November 7, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • May 17, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Mapped
  • May 16, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke

Comments 

Latona Bridge
Posted May 17, 2014, by K. A. Erickson

Here is an article about the Latona Bridge.

http://pauldorpat.com/2014/05/03/seattle-now-then-a-late-lat...