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Swantown Slough Bridge (Old

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Swantown Slough Bridge (Old)

Removed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in April 2013

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BH Photo #292936

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Description 

This bridge carries trolley cars in the early years and replaced in 1922

Facts 

Overview
Lost Concrete pony/through girder bridge over Swantown Slough on Fourth Avenue
Location
Olympia, Thurston County, Washington
Status
No longer exists
History
Built 1869 ; replaced 1922
Design
Concrete through girder bascule
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.04431, -122.90893   (decimal degrees)
47°02'40" N, 122°54'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/506917/5210091 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tumwater
Inventory number
BH 62845 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

19th Century (6,801)
Bascule (1,037)
Built 1869 (72)
Built during 1860s (442)
Concrete girder (904)
Girder (8,969)
Lost (21,319)
Lost 1922 (51)
Lost during 1920s (371)
Movable (2,827)
Olympia, Washington (8)
Owned by city (4,864)
Through girder (3,329)
Thurston County, Washington (18)
Washington (1,192)

Update Log 

  • January 16, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • September 3, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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