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UP - Puyallup River Bridge

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Puyallup River Railroad Bridge

View from East

Photo taken by K. A. Erickson in January 2011

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BH Photo #194364

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Through truss bridge over Puyallup River on Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Pierce County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1948
Builder
- Bethlehem Steel Co. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
Puyallup River Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.23949, -122.39732   (decimal degrees)
47°14'22" N, 122°23'50" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/545613/5231954 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tacoma South
Inventory number
BH 48276 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Bethlehem Steel Co. (118)
Built 1948 (365)
Built during 1940s (3,760)
Have street view (24,241)
Open (37,686)
Owned by railroad (10,595)
Pierce County, Washington (108)
Pratt through truss (4,736)
Pratt truss (8,254)
Puyallup River (15)
Railroad (13,956)
Skewed (4,782)
Through truss (13,289)
Truss (30,068)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,096)
Washington (1,181)

Update Log 

  • February 26, 2011: Added by K. A. Erickson

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Sources 

  • K. A. Erickson