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Mill Creek Covered Bridge 37-10-20x

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Covered bridge across Mill Creek in Douglas County, Oregon, 1938

Oregon State Archives, Oregon Department of Transportation, OHD0621

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BH Photo #168918

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Howe through truss bridge over Mill Creek on OR 38
Location
Douglas County, Oregon
Status
Replaced by new bridge
History
Built 1925, Replaced 1952
Design
The Mill Creek Bridge was a Oregon State Highway Department designed housed timber truss. The main span consisted of a 120-foot housed timber Howe truss. The bridge also featured timber trestle approach spans at both approaches.
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 120.0 ft.
Deck width: 17.2 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+43.65444, -123.87556   (decimal degrees)
43°39'16" N, 123°52'32" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/429396/4833866 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Deer Head Point
Inventory numbers
WGCB 37-10-20x (World Guide to Covered Bridges number)
BH 45566 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Beam (15,071)
Built 1925 (1,254)
Built during 1920s (9,730)
Covered (1,562)
Douglas County, Oregon (78)
Howe through truss (432)
Howe truss (533)
Lost (23,618)
Lost 1952 (44)
Lost during 1950s (631)
OR 38 (6)
Oregon (1,135)
Owned by state (15,601)
Replaced by new bridge (15,769)
Span length 100-125 feet (4,329)
Through truss (14,638)
Timber stringer (3,881)
Truss (32,111)

Update Log 

  • February 22, 2018: New photo from Leslie R Trick
  • July 1, 2010: Added by Michael Goff

Sources 

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