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Willapa Hills Trail - Newaukum River Bridge

Photos 

East Approach

Looking west from Hillburger Road.

Photo taken by Mike Garland in March 2015

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BH Photo #324507

Map 

Description 

Abandoned Northern Pacific Railroad bridge converted into part of the Willapa Hills Trail.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Newaukum River on Willapa Hills Trail
Location
Chehalis, Lewis County, Washington
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built in 1896 by Pencoyd Iron Works.
Builders
- A & P Roberts Co. of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
- Pencoyd Iron Works of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 100.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 30.0 ft.
Also called
NP - Newaukum River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.64714, -122.97591   (decimal degrees)
46°38'50" N, 122°58'33" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/501843/5165953 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Centralia
Inventory number
BH 67569 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 13, 2015: Added by Mike Garland

Sources 

  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net