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BNSF - Nisqually River Bridge

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BNSF - Nisqually River Bridge

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Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Pratt deck truss bridge over Nisqually River on BNSF Railway
Location
Thurston County, Washington, and Pierce County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1914
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Pratt deck truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 657.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.05806, -122.69117   (decimal degrees)
47°03'29" N, 122°41'28" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/523453/5211662 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Nisqually
Inventory number
BH 63812 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • December 21, 2019: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • October 28, 2014: Added by Royce and Bobette Haley

Sources 

  • Royce and Bobette Haley - roycehaley111 [at] yahoo [dot] com
  • Geoff Hubbs
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com