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Methow River Private Swinging Suspension Footbridges

Map 

Description 

A trio of bridges visible from SR 153 along a five mile stretch of the Methow River with the first two (both derelict) near the town of Methow, and a third bridge still in use outside of town to the south-southeast. While these may be private, they're readily available to be viewed from the roadway side of the river.

Coordinates of the three bridges starting with the most northern one:

Bridge 1 N 48.13403 W 120.00721

Bridge 2 N 48.12709 W 120.00683

Bridge 3 N 48.07781 W 119.98777

Facts 

Overview
Wire suspension bridge over Methow River on pedestrian pathways
Location
Okanogan County, Washington
Status
2 derelict, 1 open
Design
Wire/cable suspension
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.12717, -120.00685   (decimal degrees)
48°07'38" N, 120°00'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/722715/5334768 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Methow
Inventory number
BH 63925 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Abandoned (3,319)
Okanogan County, Washington (21)
Owned privately (1,493)
Suspension (655)
Washington (1,198)

Update Log 

  • November 1, 2014: Added by Patrick S. O'Donnell

Sources 

  • Patrick S. O'Donnell - 1 [dot] 991km [at] comcast [dot] net