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BNSF - Snohomish River Swing Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Erin Kohlenberg

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #243987

Street View 

Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Snohomish River on Former Northern Pacific Railroad
Location
Snohomish, Snohomish County, Washington
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1912
Builder
- San Francisco Bridge Co. of San Francisco, California
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Northern Pacific Railway (NP)
Design
Through truss and Deck truss with timber stringer approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 1,694.0 ft.
Also called
NP Bridge #21
NP - Snohomish River Bridge
NP Bridge #38
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.90860, -122.09295   (decimal degrees)
47°54'31" N, 122°05'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/567781/5306539 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Snohomish
Inventory number
BH 54708 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2021: New photos from John Bernhisel
  • June 3, 2020: New photo from Patrick Gurwell
  • April 15, 2020: New photos from Mike Garland
  • February 2, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • March 14, 2018: New photos from John Bernhisel
  • November 2, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • May 29, 2016: New photos from John Bernhisel
  • December 10, 2014: Updated by Neil Martel: Corrected category - BNSF Railway
  • January 24, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • January 20, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • February 20, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • November 30, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • November 30, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Added design description

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Neil Martel
  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler
  • John Bernhisel - Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com