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CORP - South Umpqua River Bridge

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C.O.R.P. - South Umpqua River Bridge

From I-5 northwest of the bridge

Photo taken by Mike Goff in June 2011

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BH Photo #229738

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over South Umpqua River on Central Oregon and Pacific Railroad (CORP) in Myrtle Creek
Location
Myrtle Creek, Douglas County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1906
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Steel Fabricator)
Railroads
- Central Oregon & Pacific Railroad (CORP)
- Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (G&W)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
The Myrtle Creek Railroad Bridge is a typical early 20th century through Pratt truss railroad bridge. The bridge consists of two main truss spans and a single plate girder approach span.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 175.0 ft.
Total length: 420.0 ft.
Also called
Central Oregon and Pacific Bridge
Myrtle Creek Railroad Bridge
South Umpqua River Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.01694, -123.30000   (decimal degrees)
43°01'01" N, 123°17'60" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/475554/4762740 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Myrtle Creek
Inventory number
BH 41798 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • April 12, 2012: New photos from Mike Goff
  • March 17, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

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Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com