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SLS&E High Bridge

Photos 

View from east end. From book, c.1888.

BH Photo #339169

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Bridge over Spokane River on Seattle, Lake Shore & Eastern Railroad
Location
Spokane County, Washington
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built in 1888 during construction of the SLS&E RR. Used by Great Northern 1892-1902.
Railroads
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Seattle, Lake Shore & Eastern Railroad (SLS&E)
Design
wooden deck truss with timber trestle approaches.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 130.0 ft.
Total length: 1,100.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.68110, -117.45754   (decimal degrees)
47°40'52" N, 117°27'27" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/465659/5280957 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spokane NW
Inventory number
BH 69596 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 28, 2017: New photos from Kyle Jarvis
  • October 9, 2015: Added by Kyle Jarvis

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