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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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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
Builders
- K.E. Hilgard (Engineer)
- Wisconsin Bridge & Iron Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Fabricator)
Railroads
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
The Willapa River Bridge is a 120-foot pin connected Warren pony truss. It is assumed this bridge was relocated to the Willapa River at some point, since one of the plaques reads "3rd Crossing Green River".
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 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 

  • 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

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com