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Washington Bridges

A list of known surviving Great Northern bridges in Washington

Listings are by line-segment in railroad east-to-west order. Mainlines are listed first; branch lines second.

 

Spokane

Wenatchee

Wenatchee

Seattle

Everett

Blaine

Dean

Boundary

Kettle Falls

Republic

Wenatchee

Oroville

Pacific Coast

Railroad

BRIDGE PHOTOS BUILT LENGTH CURRENT USE LOCATION

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REMARKS
Spokane: East Bridge       Walk and bike path East of downtown across the Spokane River June 2006 Bridge was reopened as a walk and bike path on June 8, 1988 and was named the 'Kardong Burlington Northern Bridge'

Photo taken July 19, 2002

Fairchild     BNSF Just west of Fairchild AFB across US 2 April 2006 Great Northern herald is still visible.

Photos taken April 30, 2006 by Leo Harker

Columbia River Bridge

1892

 

Total:

875'-2"

 

Main sp:

416'-6"

East sp:

250'

West sp: 208'-8"

BNSF Rock Island

June 2006

To allow heavier loads the original through truss bridge built in 1892 was strengthened

in 1925 by adding another through truss around the original structure.

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Photos taken July 27, 2000

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