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Fish Lake Trail - Thorpe Road Overpass

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Photo taken by Kyle Jarvis in March 2010

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BH Photo #339012

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Closed-spandrel arch bridge over Thorpe Road on Fish Lake Trail
Location
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built in 1917 by the Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation company. To Union Pacific in 1936. Abandoned 1978. Fish Lake Trail paved 2009. Original wooden trestle built here circa 1912.
Railroads
- Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Co. (OWR&N)
- Rail-to-trail
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Closed-spandrel arch
Dimensions
Span length: 24.0 ft.
Total length: 24.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.63269, -117.44679   (decimal degrees)
47°37'58" N, 117°26'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/466435/5275573 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 69562 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Average daily traffic (as of 2011)
1,700

Update Log 

  • October 8, 2015: New photo from Kyle Jarvis
  • October 7, 2015: Added by Kyle Jarvis

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