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Willapa Hills Trail - Willapa River Bridge #1

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Willapa River Railroad Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on August 1, 2009

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BH Photo #145663

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Description 

Relocated from 3rd crossing of Green River in 1927.

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Willapa River on Abandoned Northern Pacific Railroad in Lebam
Location
Lebam, Pacific County, Washington
Status
Open to pedestrians
History
Built 1897, Relocated Here 1927
Builders
- K.E. Hilgard (Engineer)
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Fabricator)
Railroads
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
pin connected Warren Pony Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 153.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
NP - Willapa River Bridge #1
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.56465, -123.56849   (decimal degrees)
46°33'53" N, 123°34'07" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/456430/5156944 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lebam
Inventory number
BH 43280 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • October 29, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Riveted"
  • May 2, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Added category "Northern Pacific Railroad"
  • August 25, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

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Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com