Great Northern Spokane River Bridge #273
East side of bridge, with Post Street deck arch and OWR&N RR bridge above in background. Taken after circa 1936.
uploaded by Kyle Jarvis
BH Photo #381932
Construction required 2,832,867 pounds of steel and 2,454 cubic yards of concrete (WA state RR commission report). Carried double track mainline. Featured a "scissors" crossover on its deck.
- Lost Deck truss bridge over Spokane River, Lincoln Street, Monroe Street on Great Northern Railway
- Spokane, Spokane County, Washington
- Removed but not replaced
- Built by 1902 as part of Great Northern's Havermale Island passenger station complex.
- 2 span Warren deck truss bridge with steel plate girder approaches supported on steel tower bents.
Total length: 1,293.0 ft.
- Also called
- Bridge no. 273
- Approximate latitude, longitude
- +47.66239, -117.42400 (decimal degrees)
47°39'45" N, 117°25'26" W (degrees°minutes'seconds")
- Approximate UTM coordinates
- 11/468165/5278863 (zone/easting/northing)
- Quadrangle map:
- Spokane NW
- Inventory number
- BH 75975 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
- March 8, 2017: Added by Kyle Jarvis