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UP - 15th Street Bridge

Photos 

15th Street Bridge

Tacoma WA

Photo taken by Douglas Butler in August 2013

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #286844

Facts 

Overview
Lost Through truss bridge over Foss Waterway on 15th Street and Union Pacific Railroad
Location
Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington
Status
Removed but not replaced
History
Built 1914; Removed 1983
Builders
- American Bridge Co. of New York
- Gerrick & Gerrick Co. of Seattle, Washington.
Railroads
- Oregon-Washington Railroad & Navigation Co. (OWR&N)
- Union Pacific Railroad (UP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Also called
UP - Foss Waterway Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.24947, -122.43247   (decimal degrees)
47°14'58" N, 122°25'57" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/542945/5233043 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Tacoma South
Inventory number
BH 55394 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • October 24, 2019: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • March 27, 2019: Updated by Luke: Added loss date
  • October 26, 2014: Updated by Luke: Added info
  • June 30, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • June 19, 2014: New photo from Douglas Butler
  • January 30, 2013: Added by Luke Harden

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