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Steel Bridge


Public Domain: Published Prior to 1923; Photo provided by Oregon State Univerity Library Special Collections & Archives' Gerald W. Williams Collection


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BH Photo #418080

Street View 


Lost Through truss bridge over Willamette River
Albany, Linn County, Oregon, and Benton County, Oregon
Replaced by a new bridge
Built 1893; demolished after Ellsworth Street Bridge opened in 1926
- Franklin J. Miller
- King Bridge Co. of Cleveland, Ohio
Through truss
Also called
Albany Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+44.63977, -123.11052   (decimal degrees)
44°38'23" N, 123°06'38" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/491234/4942940 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Inventory number
BH 56359 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 29, 2022: New photo from Geoff Hubbs
  • June 27, 2021: New photo from Nick Schmiedeler
  • November 15, 2018: New Street View added by Dana and Kay Klein
  • November 14, 2018: New photos from Nathan Holth
  • February 17, 2018: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Cantilevered"
  • February 14, 2018: New photo from Dana and Kay Klein
  • February 14, 2018: New photo from Luke
  • May 27, 2013: Added by K. A. Erickson

Related Bridges 



Steel Bridge
Posted November 15, 2018, by Nathan Holth (webmaster [at] historicbridges [dot] org)

Yes, that is correct, the piers now support high voltage powerlines.

Steel Bridge
Posted November 14, 2018, by Daniel Barnes

Am I seeing correctly that they repurposed the bridge piers for the powerlines?

Steel Bridge
Posted May 27, 2013, by K. A. Erickson

I purchased some old bridge postcards a while back, one that featured a paddle boat in front of a bridge. The caption read "Willamette River and Steel Bridge, Albany, Oregon" I came across a single mention of this bridge on a website I've linked here.