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NP - Wilkeson Creek Bridge

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Street View 

Description 

Relocated from an unknown location. AFE for construction not yet digitized. Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned Pony plate girder bridge over Wilkeson Creek on Former Northern Pacific Railroad
Location
Wilkeson, Pierce County, Washington
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1896 at an unknown location, moved here 1920
Builders
- A & P Roberts Co. of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
- K.E. Hilgard
- Pencoyd Iron Works of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania
- W.L. Darling
Railroad
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Pony plate girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 75.0 ft.
Total length: 105.0 ft.
Also called
Black River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.10531, -122.04643   (decimal degrees)
47°06'19" N, 122°02'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/572352/5217307 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Wilkeson
Inventory number
BH 64097 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 3, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • December 11, 2019: New Street View added by Geoff Hubbs
  • November 15, 2014: Added by K. A. Erickson

Sources 

  • K. A. Erickson
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com