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Cora Bridge

Photo 

Cora Bridge

after collapse in 1949

Photo fromTami Moorcroft

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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BH Photo #469442

Facts 

Overview
Lost Camelback through truss bridge over Cowlitz River on WA 131
Location
Randle, Lewis County, Washington
Status
Replaced by a new bridge
History
Collapsed under weight of logging truck
Design
Camelback through truss
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.53205, -121.95700   (decimal degrees)
46°31'55" N, 121°57'25" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/579983/5153692 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 88835 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Categories 

Built 1925 (1,309)
Built during 1920s (10,256)
Camelback truss (412)
Lewis County, Washington (61)
Lost (28,429)
Lost 1943 (31)
Lost during 1940s (487)
Pony truss (17,008)
Randle, Washington (1)
Replaced by new bridge (19,334)
Through truss (16,748)
Truss (35,420)
Washington (1,380)

Update Log 

  • April 3, 2020: Updated by Tony Dillon: Added truss type
  • April 3, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Tony Dillon - spansaver [at] hotmail [dot] com