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BNSF - Washougal River Bridge (Old)

Photos 

Looking Northwest

This is the view from SE 6th Avenue.

Photo taken by Mike Garland in October 2015

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BH Photo #353893

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Description 

The bridge, built in 1908, consists of two 200-foot through truss spans with a 50-foot deck plate girder approach span.

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Washougal River on Railroad (BNSF)
Location
Camas, Clark County, Washington
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
Future prospects
Slated for demolition and replacement. Bridge available for reuse.
History
Built 1908; Replaced 2017
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Ralph Modjeski of Bochnia, Poland
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
- Spokane, Portland & Seattle Railway (SPS)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 550.0 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+45.58428, -122.39641   (decimal degrees)
45°35'03" N, 122°23'47" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/547086/5048037 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Camas
Inventory number
BH 60332 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • August 31, 2019: Updated by Luke: Replaced 2017
  • May 22, 2016: New photos from Mike Garland
  • March 16, 2015: New photo from Nathan Holth
  • January 22, 2015: Updated by Nathan Holth: This bridge is now doomed.... but available for reuse.
  • March 20, 2014: Added by Luke Harden

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Sources 

  • Luke
  • Nathan Holth
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net