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BNSF - Spokane River Bridge

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Train crossing bridge with Iron Bridge in background.

Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in July 2007

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BH Photo #338919

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Deck plate girder bridge over Spokane River on BNSF Chewelah Subdivision
Location
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1972 during line relocations due to the Burlington Northern merger in 1970. Built to tie former Great Northern line to former Northern Pacific line across the Spokane River.
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
Design
Deck plate girder
Dimensions
Total length: 601.0 ft.
Also called
Br1475.9
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.66682, -117.39084   (decimal degrees)
47°40'01" N, 117°23'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/470658/5279343 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spokane NW
Elevation
1898 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 69539 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2015: Added by Kyle Jarvis

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