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Willapa Hills Trail - Willapa River Bridge #2

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Willapa River 2nd Crossing

Photo taken by Michael Goff on August 1, 2009

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BH Photo #145671

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Description 

Relocated from Yellowstone River Bridge near Reed Point, Montana in 1918. Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over Willapa River on Willapa Hills Trail
Location
Pacific County, Washington
Status
Open to pedestrians
Future prospects
Part of the Willapa Hills Rails to Trails Project.
History
Truss originally fabricated 1896; Moved here from Br. #51 near Reed Point, Montana 1918
Builders
- A & P Roberts Co. of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania (Contractor)
- Pencoyd Iron Works of Pencoyd, Pennsylvania (Fabricator)
Railroad
- Northern Pacific Railway (NP)
Design
pin connected Pratt Through Truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 201.0 ft.
Deck width: 10.0 ft.
Also called
NP - Willapa River Bridge #2
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.58168, -123.61831   (decimal degrees)
46°34'54" N, 123°37'06" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/452627/5158865 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Lebam
Inventory number
BH 43281 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: added original location from NP Authorization for Expenditure
  • January 29, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • October 29, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • May 2, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Added category "Northern Pacific Railroad"
  • March 19, 2012: New Street View added by Craig Philpott
  • August 25, 2009: Added by Michael Goff

Related Bridges 

Sources 

  • Mike Goff - michael [dot] goff [at] hotmail [dot] com
  • Craig Philpott - craigphilpott63 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com