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BNSF - Deer Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Neil Martel in April 2012

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BH Photo #231007

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Steel stringer bridge over Deer Creek on BNSF Railway
Location
Snohomish County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1930 by the American Bridge Co.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Steel stringer
Also called
Great Northern Deer Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.81574, -121.58337   (decimal degrees)
47°48'57" N, 121°35'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/606048/5296792 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Index
Inventory number
BH 52271 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

American Bridge Co. (1,191)
BNSF Railway (1,110)
Beam (12,273)
Built 1930 (1,621)
Built during 1930s (10,691)
Great Northern Railway (226)
Open (36,892)
Owned by railroad (9,957)
Railroad (13,230)
Snohomish County, Washington (101)
Steel stringer (4,841)
Washington (1,165)

Update Log 

  • April 30, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Corrected design description as per forum comment
  • April 29, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Fixed typo in name
  • April 28, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Added categories "Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway", "Great Northern Railway", "Railroad"

Sources 

  • Neil Martel

Comments 

BNSF Deer Creek Bridge
Posted April 29, 2012, by Neil Martel (eljir16 [at] frontier [dot] com)

You're probably right. It seems a bit short in height to be a deck plate girder. I didn't look underneath because I wasn't wearing boots.

BNSF Deer Creek Bridge
Posted April 28, 2012, by Luke Harden (lmharden [at] iastate [dot] edu)

It looks like a steel stringer to me, but I could very well be mistaken.