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MILW - Whatcom Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Darrel

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BH Photo #236839

Map 

Video 

Milwaukee Road Wood Railroad Trestle, Bellingham, WA

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Facts 

Overview
Abandoned stringer bridge over Whatcom Creek on Railroad
Location
Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington
Status
Abandoned
History
Built 1916; Abandoned 1963 after the Larson Lumbermill on Lake Whatcom burned
Railroads
- Bellingham & Northern Railway (B&N)
- Bellingham Bay & British Columbia Railroad (BB&BC)
- Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific Railroad (MILW; CMStP&P; CMStP)
Design
Timber stringer
Also called
BB&BC - Whatcom Creek Bridge
B&N - Whatcom Creek Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.75543, -122.42375   (decimal degrees)
48°45'20" N, 122°25'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/542354/5400428 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Bellingham North
Inventory number
BH 53071 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • December 26, 2017: Updated by Geoffrey Moreland: Year Built / Video
  • December 12, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added railroad Info
  • August 6, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke
  • Geoffrey Moreland