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Iron Bridge

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Iron Bridge

Side elevation from the WA-290 Bridge downstream

Photo taken by Mike Goff in May 2012

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BH Photo #231654

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Overview
Triple-intersection lattice through truss bridge over Spokane River on Pedestrian Pathway
Location
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington
Status
Open to pedestrians only
History
Built 1911, Closed 1973, Converted to pedestrian bridge 2012
Railroads
- Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Co. (OWR&N)
- Rail-to-trail
- Spokane International Railroad (SI)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Three span riveted triple-intersection lattice through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 560.0 ft.
Also called
Spokane River Railroad Bridge
OWR&N - Spokane River Bridge
Iron Railroad Bridge
UP - Spokane River Bridge
OR&N - Spokane River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.66451, -117.39203   (decimal degrees)
47°39'52" N, 117°23'31" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/470567/5279087 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Spokane NW
Inventory number
BH 51895 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 8, 2017: New photo from Kyle Jarvis
  • October 7, 2015: New photo from Kyle Jarvis
  • June 10, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Updated stuff to show that bridge is open to pedestrians
  • May 10, 2012: New photos from Mike Goff
  • March 28, 2012: Added by Mike Goff

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