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SSP - Palouse River Bridge #1

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Spokane, Spangle & Palouse Ry - Palouse River Bridge

looking east

Photo taken by LWB

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BH Photo #465458

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Description 

Relocated from unknown location. Information from NPRHA.org Online Collection

Facts 

Overview
Lattice Deck Girder bridge over Palouse River on Spokane, Spangle & Palouse Ry
Location
Whitman County, Washington
Status
Open to traffic
History
Relocated here 1929
Railroads
- Burlington Northern Railroad (BN)
- Northern Pacific Railway (NP)
- Spokane, Spangle & Palouse Railway (SSP)
Design
Lattice Deck Girder
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 100.0 ft.
Total length: 222.0 ft.
Also called
Bridge 56
Approximate latitude, longitude
+46.93058, -117.09483   (decimal degrees)
46°55'50" N, 117°05'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
11/492781/5197454 (zone/easting/northing)
Inventory number
BH 87973 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2020: Updated by John Marvig: Added information from NP bridge records
  • January 30, 2020: Updated by Luke: Noted that the bridge is a Lattice Deck Girder
  • January 30, 2020: New photo from Geoff Hubbs

Sources 

  • Geoff Hubbs
  • Luke
  • John Marvig - marvigj27 [at] gmail [dot] com