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PNWTC - Samish Bay Trestle

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Overview
Lost Timber stringer bridge over Samish Bay on Pacific Northwest Traction Co.
Location
Whatcom County, Washington
Status
Removed
History
Built 1911; Rebuilt several times due to damage from Teredo navalis, a wood-eating shipworm; Removed ca. 1930
Builder
- Stone & Webster of Boston, Massachusetts
Railroads
- Bellingham & Skagit Interurban Railway (B&SI)
- Interurban
- Pacific Northwest Traction Co. (PWNTC)
Design
Timber stringer
Dimensions
Span length: 700.0 ft.
Total length: 700.0 ft.
Also called
B&SI - Samish Bay Trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.61912, -122.44885   (decimal degrees)
48°37'09" N, 122°26'56" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/540618/5385263 (zone/easting/northing)
Elevation
130 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 77842 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

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  • July 5, 2017: Added by Luke

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