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BNSF - Snohomish River Swing Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Erin Kohlenberg

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #243987

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Abandoned through truss bridge over Snohomish River on Former Northern Pacific Railroad
Location
Snohomish, Snohomish County, Washington
Status
Derelict/abandoned
History
Built 1912
Builder
- San Francisco Bridge Co. of San Francisco, California
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Northern Pacific Railway (NP)
Design
Through truss and Deck truss with timber stringer approaches
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 200.0 ft.
Total length: 1,694.0 ft.
Also called
NP Bridge #21
NP - Snohomish River Bridge
NP Bridge #38
Approximate latitude, longitude
+47.90860, -122.09295   (decimal degrees)
47°54'31" N, 122°05'35" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/567781/5306539 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Snohomish
Inventory number
BH 54708 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • June 22, 2021: New photos from John Bernhisel
  • June 3, 2020: New photo from Patrick Gurwell
  • April 15, 2020: New photos from Mike Garland
  • February 2, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • March 14, 2018: New photos from John Bernhisel
  • November 2, 2016: Updated by Christopher Finigan: Added category "Pin-connected"
  • May 29, 2016: New photos from John Bernhisel
  • December 10, 2014: Updated by Neil Martel: Corrected category - BNSF Railway
  • January 24, 2014: New photos from Douglas Butler
  • January 20, 2014: New Street View added by Luke Harden
  • February 20, 2013: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • November 30, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • November 30, 2012: Updated by Neil Martel: Added design description

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Sources 

  • Neil Martel
  • Luke
  • Douglas Butler
  • John Bernhisel - Johnmbernhisel [at] gmail [dot] com
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com
  • Mike Garland - Rapier342 [at] comcast [dot] net
  • Patrick Gurwell - pgurwell [at] gmail [dot] com