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BNSF - North Fork Nooksack River Bridge

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Description 

Built 1899 and relocated from unknown location. Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Pratt through truss bridge over North Fork Nooksack River on Burlington Northern - Santa Fe (B.N.S.F.) Railroad
Location
Whatcom County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1899, relocated here 1915
Railroads
- BNSF Railway (BNSF)
- Northern Pacific Railroad (NP)
Design
Pratt through truss
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 155.0 ft.
Total length: 419.0 ft.
Also called
North Fork Nooksack River Railroad Bridge
Approximate latitude, longitude
+48.80926, -122.20083   (decimal degrees)
48°48'33" N, 122°12'03" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
10/558676/5406560 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Deming
Inventory number
BH 51741 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 31, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • March 18, 2012: Added by Craig Philpott

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