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TMRW - Deschutes Waterway Bridge

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NP - Deschutes Waterway Bridge

Looking NW

Photo taken by Royce and Bobette Haley in August 2014

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BH Photo #306917

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony plate girder vertical lift bridge w/ removed mechanism over Deschutes Waterway on Northern Pacific RR
Location
Olympia, Thurston County, Washington
Status
Open
History
Built 1929
Railroads
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
- Tacoma Rail (TMRW)
Design
Pony plate girder vertical lift
Also called
NP - Deschutes Waterway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.03741, -122.90945   (decimal degrees)
47°02'15" N, 122°54'34" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/506879/5209324 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tumwater
Inventory number
BH 62290 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2015: Updated by Luke: Updated status per forum comment
  • November 1, 2014: New photos from Royce and Bobette Haley
  • August 4, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Luke

Comments 

NP - Deschutes Waterway Bridge
Posted January 23, 2015, by Duane McBride (duane [at] locoboose [dot] com)

The NP- Deschutes Waterway Bridge is in use frequently. Tacoma Rail takes cars to the plastic pipe facility in Tumwater as well as cars to the bottling plant.