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Willapa Hills Trail - Willapa River Bridge #2

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Willapa River 2nd Crossing

Photo taken by Michael Goff on August 1, 2009

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BH Photo #145671

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Willapa River on Abandoned Northern Pacific Railroad
Location
Pacific County, Washington
Status
Open to pedestrians
Future prospects
Part of the Willapa Hills Rails to Trails Project.
History
Built 1896
Builders
- A & P Roberts Co. of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania (Contractor)
- Pencoyd Iron Works of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania (Fabricator)
Railroads
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
The Willapa River 2nd Crossing is a pin-connected through Pratt truss. It is assumed the bridge was moved to this location at some point.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 160.0 ft.
Total length: 205.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
NP - Willapa River Bridge #2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.58168, -123.61831   (decimal degrees)
46°34'54" N, 123°37'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/452627/5158865 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lebam
Inventory number
BH 43281 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 29, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • May 2, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Added category "Northern Pacific Railroad"
  • March 19, 2012: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • August 25, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com