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Renton Covered Bridge

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Northern Pacific, Union Pacific, and Great Northern Railroads on 129th Street
Location
Renton, King County, Washington
Status
Destroyed by fire
History
Built 1911
Design
Through truss with wooden trestle approaches
Also called
Allentown Covered Bridge
Foster Covered Bridge
Steele Hill Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.48936, -122.26542   (decimal degrees)
47°29'22" N, 122°15'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/555334/5259808 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Des Moines
Inventory number
BH 80387 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (16,868)
Built 1911 (813)
Built during 1910s (9,967)
Covered (1,893)
Destroyed by fire (231)
King County, Washington (216)
Lost (28,368)
Lost 1956 (92)
Lost during 1950s (854)
Renton, Washington (12)
Through truss (16,700)
Timber stringer (4,316)
Truss (35,366)
Washington (1,380)

Update Log 

  • July 11, 2021: New photo from Carl Johnson
  • February 10, 2018: Added by Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Sources 

  • Alexander D. Mitchell IV

Comments 

Renton Covered Bridge
Posted July 11, 2021, by Luke

Allentown, according to LostBridges (Like Bridgehunter, but covered/wooden truss specific.) says that Allentown crossed a river, not railroad tracks:

http://www.lostbridges.org/details.aspx?id=WA/47-17-U01x&loc...

Alexander already linked to Renton's page in the description section.

Renton Covered Bridge
Posted July 11, 2021, by Carl Johnson (cjohnson [at] ncia [dot] com)

This is the Allentown Covered Bridge. Not Renton.