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OWR&N RR Spokane River Bridge

Photos 

Profile view of bridge shortly after construction. Railway Age Gazette, Vol.58,No.12 March 19, 1915

uploaded by Kyle Jarvis

License: Released into public domain

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BH Photo #378204

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Deck truss bridge over Spokane River, Monroe Street bridge on OWR&N double track railroad
Location
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built in 1914 to carry a double track rail line of the Oregon-Washington Railroad and Navigation Company into Spokane Union Station. Removed in 1973 during preparations for EXPO 74.
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York
Railroads
- Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Co. (OWR&N)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Combination deck truss and deck girder multi span bridge.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 195.0 ft.
Total length: 768.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.66111, -117.42602   (decimal degrees)
47°39'40" N, 117°25'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/468013/5278723 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spokane NW
Inventory number
BH 75515 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 17, 2017: New photos from Dave King
  • February 7, 2017: Added by Kyle Jarvis

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