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GN - Harpole Covered Bridge 47-38-01

Photos 

Photo taken by Historic American Engineering Record

View photos at Library of Congress

BH Photo #195958

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Housed Howe through truss covered bridge over Palouse River on Abandoned of the Great Northern Railway
Location
Whitman County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1922, Truss housed 1928, Converted to vehicle usage 1967
Railroads
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Interurban
- Spokane & Inland Empire Railroad (S&IE)
Design
Housed timber Howe through truss
Dimensions
Span length: 150.0 ft.
Total length: 150.0 ft.
Also called
GN - Curtis Lowe Bridge
Manning Bridge
GN - Colfax Bridge
GN - Palouse River Bridge
47-38-01
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.92832, -117.41535   (decimal degrees)
46°55'42" N, 117°24'55" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/468380/5197282 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Diamond
Inventory numbers
WGCB 47-38-01 (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 48488 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • February 7, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "Railroad"
  • April 6, 2012: Updated by Luke Harden: Added category "HAER documented"
  • March 24, 2011: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • HAER WA-133 - Harpole Bridge