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Pateros Railroad Bridge

   


Pateros Railroad Bridge

Primary Photographer(s): Nathan Holth

Bridge Documented: August 21, 2014
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Key Facts

Facility Carried / Feature Intersected
Railroad (Cascade and Columbia River) Over Methow River
Location
Pateros: Okanogan County, Washington
Structure Type
Metal 6 Panel Rivet-Connected Pratt Through Truss, Fixed and Approach Spans: Metal 8 Panel Rivet-Connected Warren Pony Truss, Fixed
Construction Date and Builder / Engineer
1949 By Builder/Contractor: American Bridge Company of New York, New York

Technical Facts

Rehabilitation Date
1966
Main Span Length
150 Feet (45.7 Meters)
Structure Length
378 Feet (115.2 Meters)
Roadway Width
Not Available
Spans
1 Main Span(s) and 2 Approach Span(s)
NBI Number
Not Applicable

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This is a traditionally composed railroad truss bridge, and its use of a through and a pony truss span offers some visual variety to the bridge. It is built on a curve, with the truss spans positioned on the piers accordingly. The bridge abutment at the northern end has a 1966 date while truss spans have 1949 plaques, indicating that in 1966 the abutments were repaired or replaced. Their is a steel stringer span at each end of the bridge.

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