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NP - Columbia River Swing Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Hood River Railroad Bridge WA

Photo taken by The History Museum of Hood County

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

View this photo at historichoodriver.com

BH Photo #486567

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Pratt through truss bridge over Columbia River on Northern Pacific Railroad
Location
Pasco, Benton County, Washington, and Franklin County, Washington
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
built in 1887; replaced in 1905
Builders
- Hoffman & Bates
- J.T Kingsbury
- L.C. Eaton
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Northern Pacific Railway (NP)
Design
Pratt through truss swing
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.21625, -119.09584   (decimal degrees)
46°12'59" N, 119°05'45" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/338349/5120210 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 91351 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 7, 2021: Updated by Art Suckewer: removed Post Truss category
  • December 5, 2020: New photo from Douglas Butler

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Douglas Butler
  • Art Suckewer - Asuckewer [at] knite [dot] com