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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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Bridge #10 Snohomish River Click for larger image   1922 260' BNSF North of Everett across the Snohomish River Click for location on GN system map Click for TerraServer topo map   This bridge replaced the original 260' wood-truss swing span built in 1900.

Photo taken July 26, 2002

Bridge #11 Steamboat Slough Click for larger image   1908 250' BNSF South of Marysville across Steamboat Slough Click for location on GN system map Click for TerraServer topo map July 2002  

Photo taken July 26, 2002

Bridge #12 Marysville Click for larger image   1928 250' BNSF South of Marysville across Ebey Slough Click for location on GN system map Click for TerraServer topo map July 2002 This bridge replaced the original 182' span built in 1898.

Photo taken July 26, 2002

Skagit River Bridge Click for larger image Click for larger image     BNSF North of Mt. Vernon across the Skagit River Click for location on GN system map Click for TerraServer topo map July 2002 Swing mechanism removed.

Photos taken July 26, 2002

Bridge #12A Swinomish Slough Click for larger image   1953 368' BNSF East of Anacortes across the Swinomish Slough Click for location on GN system map Click for TerraServer topo map July 2002 This bridge replaced the original 316' span built in 1891.

Photo taken July 26, 2002

MILW Crossing Bellingham Click for larger image       BNSF Across MILW tracks, Squalicum Pkwy and Squalicum Creek Click for location on GN system map Click for Yahoo! map July 2002  

Photo taken July 26, 2002

Bridge #64 Ferndale Click for larger image Click for larger image     BNSF Southside of town across the Nooksack River Click for location on GN system map Click for Yahoo! map July 2002 Swing mechanism removed and bridge welded in place in 1944.

Photos taken July 26, 2002

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