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BN - Snake River Bridge (Old)

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NP - Snake River Bridge

Bridge destroyed

Photo taken by Douglas Butler

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BH Photo #285095

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Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Snake River on Northern Pacific
Location
Burbank, Walla Walla County, Washington, and Franklin County, Washington
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Built 1884; Swing span replace by vertical life 1954 due to completion of McNary Dam; Replaced 1971
Builder
- D.D. McBean (Substructure)
Railroad
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Through truss swing
Also called
NP - Snake River Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.20709, -119.02937   (decimal degrees)
46°12'26" N, 119°01'46" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/343450/5119059 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Pasco
Inventory number
BH 61295 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 19, 2018: Updated by Luke: Added substructure contractor per Richard Doody
  • June 9, 2014: Added by Douglas Butler

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Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Luke