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Red bridge 2nd


BH Photo #416792



Lost Steel stringer bridge over powder River on Sumpter valley railroad
Baker County, Oregon
No longer exists
- Sumpter Valley Railroad (SRVY)
Timber stringer
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.66576, -117.96685   (decimal degrees)
44°39'57" N, 117°58'01" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/423355/4946276 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Phillips Lake
Inventory number
BH 80217 (Bridgehunter.com ID)


Baker County, Oregon (40)
Beam (16,403)
Lost (27,239)
Oregon (1,211)
Powder River (Oregon) (16)
Sumpter Valley Railroad (8)
Timber stringer (4,207)

Update Log 

  • January 23, 2018: New photo from Leslie R trick
  • January 22, 2018: Updated by Dana and Kay Klein: Added category "Inundated"
  • January 22, 2018: Updated by Leslie R trick: this is Actually A timber Stringer


  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com


Red bridge 2nd
Posted June 16, 2018, by Matt Lohry


If you have an account, you can go in anytime and edit the bridge. If you're signed in, there should be a yellow button on the individual bridge's page that says "edit bridge". You can go in there and change the bridge type.

Red bridge 2nd
Posted June 15, 2018, by Leslie R trick (Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com)

I meant to put timber string but I accidentally put steel stringer and didn't check the page before I published it.

Red bridge 2nd
Posted June 14, 2018, by Scott Gavin (trainnut1956 [at] gmail [dot] com)

I notice that the descriptions listed this as a "Steel Stringer" bridge. It was actually a wooden trestle. It replaced the original red bridge when the SVRwy laid heavier rails in order to run larger locomotives, such as their Mikados and the former Uintah mallets.