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CBR - Umpqua River Bridge

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C.B.R.L. - Umpqua River Bridge

Photo taken by Michael Goff on March 27, 2010

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BH Photo #162342

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Overview
Pratt through truss bridge with Warren swing span over Umpqua River Bridge on the Coos Bay Rail Link (CBR) in Reedsport
Location
Reedsport, Douglas County, Oregon
Status
Open to traffic
Future prospects
The Coos Bay rail line closed in September 2007. The Port of Coos Bay purchased the line and after structure and tunnel work reopened the line to the North Spit area north of North Bend in 2011 as the Coos Bay Rail Link. The line south of the Coos Bay Bridge remains closed until bridge work can be completed.
History
Built 1914, 2007 CORP Coos Bay Line Closed, Re-opened 2011
Builder
- American Bridge Co. of New York (Fabricator)
Railroads
- Coos Bay Rail Link (CBR)
- Southern Pacific Railroad (SP)
Design
The Umpqua River Railroad Bridge is a 10 span Warren through truss with a movable swing span.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 360.0 ft.
Total length: 1,600.0 ft.
Deck width: 12.0 ft.
Also called
Umpqua River Railroad Bridge
Reedsport Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.70694, -124.09639   (decimal degrees)
43°42'25" N, 124°05'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/411666/4839908 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Reedsport
Inventory number
BH 43292 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • April 12, 2018: New photo from Leslie R Trick
  • April 3, 2013: New Street View added by Mike Goff
  • April 13, 2010: New photo from Michael Goff
  • August 26, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

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Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Douglas Butler
  • Leslie R Trick - Leslie [dot] Trick [at] gmail [dot] com