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UP - 15th Street Bridge

Photo 

15th Street Bridge

Tacoma WA

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in August 2013

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BH Photo #286844

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Foss Waterway on 15th Street and Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1894
Railroad
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
UP - Foss Waterway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.24947, -122.43247   (decimal degrees)
47°14'58" N, 122°25'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/542945/5233043 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tacoma South
Inventory number
BH 55394 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,600)
Beam (13,552)
Built 1894 (216)
Built during 1890s (2,655)
Center Pivot Swing Span (80)
Curved (400)
Lost (20,698)
Movable (2,795)
Navigable waterway (2,085)
Pierce County, Washington (108)
Pratt through truss (4,789)
Pratt truss (8,350)
Rail-and-Road (352)
Railroad (14,137)
Swing (1,337)
Tacoma, Washington (34)
Through truss (13,562)
Timber stringer (3,521)
Truss (30,505)
Union Pacific Railroad (2,119)
Washington (1,185)

Update Log 

  • October 26, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • June 30, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 19, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 30, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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