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BNSF - Little Squalicum Creek Bridge

Photos 

Photo taken by Brett Sandstrom

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BH Photo #242188

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Built on a 1.11% grade. At one time a Milwaukee railroad spur track went underneath the north span (as seen in the street view) to a loading pier on Bellingham Bay.

Facts 

Overview
Open deck plate girder bridge over Little Squalicum Creek on BNSF.
Location
Bellingham, Whatcom County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
Railroads
- Amtrak (AMTK)
- Amtrak Cascades
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Great Northern Railway (GN)
Design
Deck plate girder
Wide flange beam span
Dimensions
Total length: 544.0 ft.
Also called
Bridge 98.7
High Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.76463, -122.51677   (decimal degrees)
48°45'53" N, 122°31'00" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/535510/5401404 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Ferndale
Elevation
55 ft. above sea level
Inventory number
BH 54191 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • July 9, 2021: New photo from C Johnson
  • July 31, 2013: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Amtrak Cascades", "Amtrak"
  • October 30, 2012: Photo imported by Luke Harden
  • October 28, 2012: Added by Luke Harden

Sources 

  • Luke