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BNSF - Skagit River Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Rich Murphy

License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC)

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BH Photo #240431

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Warren through truss bridge Skagit River over on Railroad
Location
Mt. Vernon, Skagit County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906 by the Pennsylvania Steel Co. as swing bridge; fixed position since 1965
Builder
- Pennsylvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Amtrak Cascades
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
Design
Warren through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.44557, -122.32476   (decimal degrees)
48°26'44" N, 122°19'29" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/549934/5366045 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Mount Vernon
Inventory number
BH 53709 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Amtrak (434)
Amtrak Cascades (17)
BNSF Railway (1,083)
Built 1906 (544)
Built during 1900s (6,285)
Burlington, Washington (1)
Deck girder (4,500)
Girder (7,957)
Have street view (22,086)
Movable (2,705)
Mt. Vernon, Washington (2)
Open (36,584)
Owned by railroad (9,824)
Pennsylvania Steel Co. (129)
Plate girder (6,127)
Railroad (13,091)
Skagit County, Washington (28)
Skagit River (12)
Swing (1,248)
Through girder (2,946)
Through truss (12,899)
Truss (29,448)
Warren through truss (1,447)
Warren truss (5,792)
Washington (1,162)

Update Log 

  • March 17, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • July 31, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Amtrak Cascades", "Amtrak"
  • September 29, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

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  • Douglas Butler
  • C Hanchey - cmh2315fl [at] yahoo [dot] com